From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Or meaning #3: the demon that tortures British linguists in hell. :-) --Larry Sanger 08:33, 14 August 2007 (CDT)
- At my university, the main linguistics course was shortened to HELL (Honours English Language and Linguistics). A senior academic admitted to me that this had been a deliberate decision many years earlier, just for a laugh.