As we all say where I grew up, keine Scheiße.
I should have checked out http://www.craigkerstiens.com/2013/02/21/more-out-of-psql/ years ago. A challenge since it had not been written years ago, but there you are.
I resisted getting too familiar with SQL for a long time. This was arguably a mistake, although, in my defense, it the SQL model has a lot wrong with it. But I’m slowly coming around to appreciating postgres anyway.
First, while Weird Al talks about “grammar,” most of his prescriptions do not pertain to what linguists consider the “grammar” of English, and this reflects a widespread divide between the use of the term “grammar” in everyday language and “grammar” by linguists. This divide frustrates linguists, because it makes them feel like everyone misunderstands the very substance and nature of their field of study.
Irony from the profoundly unironic. This happens occasionally.
[…] Weird Al’s violent reactions against “bad grammar” raises deep and longstanding questions of social equity regarding class, education, race, age, ethnicity, gender, and how these relate to languages, dialects, and social registers.
Fear the foisted foibles.
The original blog post is here.