I followed a link of ommkarja's to The Speculative Grammarian. Oh my god, SpecGram, where have you been all my life? I love this stuff.
The moral of story of the Apathetic Informant is this: If life gives you a lemon-headed informant, put his head in a meta-analytic vise and squeeze it until it gives useful juice, which you may use to secure several large lemonade-flavored research grants.Also good is "Introducing Haweshi'ian":
Upon hearing news of Hawelshi'ian, a Georgian-speaking man commented, "Ltsk svrntg qxzfb jkmg phtfx psmxldjf!"; at that point he sprained his tongue, and was taken home to rest.