Sunday, April 7, 2013

The Perils of Parody

There are times when reality severely strains the resources of parody. But some brave souls try and try (god bless their hearts). This one (here) came my way recently. A good friend tells me that s/he found the original far less plausible and much funnier. Judge for yourself.


  1. An abridgement of a much more scholarly 2008 original:

  2. Unfortunately, it is not quite clear from the article if the Aharip "people communicate almost as much by singing, whistling, and humming as they do using consonants and vowels." (My favorite quotation.)