Language Log: X is the Y of Z

Language Log looks at the old X-is-the-Y-of-Z meme, with a great deal of focus on Switzerland. Harry, what is the Switzerland of Athens? You could be the first person in the world to answer that burning question!

Also today: The fractal theory of Canada. The Canada of the electron is the neutrino.

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One Comment on “Language Log: X is the Y of Z”


  1. Here’s my entry:

    Doug Hofstadter might just turn out to be the Douglas R. Hofstadter of the XXI century.


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