Richard Dawkins, professor of the
Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, defines it as: "that set of
practices that cannot be tested, refuse to be tested, or consistently fail
tests." What type of medicine is it?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
For further info, see:
Be wary of alternative medicine by Carl E.
Some other Professorships of note
Professor of the Private
Understanding of the Public Interest (Wharton Business School)
Professor of Things that go Bump in the Night
The George Bowering
Professorship of Ineffable Poetry (Simon Fraser University)
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