Dear Grant Agency: I understand you want some record of academic work this past fiscal year, but do you really need to know the dates, not of my presentations, but of the conferences? And why oh why is this online form so horribly constructed? Please Stop Wasting My Time THANK YOU

: linguist working on semantics and pragmatics and some issues in philosophy of language, etc, in Tokyo, currently mostly interested in social meaning and related things.

@thebestsophist I'm not sure this sounds like an enjoyable life...

The problem with John Perry-style structured procrastination is that you can never actually do any work on your book, although all the little things do get done.

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