THE MOTION PICTURE
Announcer: The English Language is about to E*X*P*L*O*D*E!
No refuge is safe from linguistic peril!
Mom: Here, I brought up “Gravity’s Rainbow” for a goodnight story.
Kid: Aw, Mom! Why did you bring that book I don’t want to be read to out of up for?
Mom: Aiiiiieeee! My brane is melting!
Announcer: A secret government agency must find a new ally…
MIB: Mr. Chomsky? We need your help with a linguistic crisis.
I’m with intelligence….
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Woody Allen: And if I wanted a girl to explain Chomsky to me?
Woman: It’d cost you.