Kurt Kaletka

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Data Linguist
Location Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Introduction Linguist and pop historian and sometimes song parodist.
Interests politics, history, languages, writing, reading, bicycling, etymology, sociology, numismatics
Favorite Movies Repo Man, Roadside Prophets, Ameile, Dr. Strangelove, Raising Arizona, Rushmore, Office Space, Highway 61, Supersize Me, Some Like it Hot, Shop Around the Corner, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Trading Places, It's a Wonderful Life, Wings of Desire, Lisbon Story, Happy Accidents, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Citizen Kane, A Touch of Evil, Sullivan's Travels, O Brother Where Art Thou, Strange Brew, Real Genius, Gigantic, The Aristocrats, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Cool Hand Luke, Mystery Science Theater 3000
Favorite Music They Might Be Giants, Jefferson Starship, Yes, Devo, Miles Davis, Iva Bittova, Bebel Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Woody Guthrie, Flatt & Scruggs, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Thomas Dolby, Dead Milkmen, James Kochalka, Liza Minnelli, The Divine Comedy
Favorite Books A Confederacy of Dunces, What's the Matter with Kansas?, Catch-22, Cat's Cradle, Master and Commander, Bluebeard, Slaughterhouse Five, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Alex Mendelsohn Boy from Mars, The Big Orange Splot, Harry Potter, Superstud

When you've got water stuck in your ear, how do you get it out?

By the same hole it came in through.