The First Rule of Tautology Club

Listen Up! The first rule of tautology club is the first rule of tautology club.

Tautology Club Comic Strip
—from "Honor Societies," in xkcd.

There are many things I love about this comic-strip: the playing with words; the intertextual references; the coterie of stick-figure rabble-rousers;

In sum, one of my favorite linguistic jokes is one of my favorite linguistic jokes.
February 27, 2010


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