The Chomskybot

The chomskybot is a part of ancient internet lore which suffered a brief death and resuscitation in July 2023.

  • The chomskybot generates grammatically correct paragraphs of nonsense, using quotes from the works of linguist, and social commentator Noam Chomsky.
  • The most recent author seems to have been John Lawler ( with a last modified date of 9/25/1998.
  • John documents some history of the bot on his site here, which is also mirrored locally here
  • The home of the chomskybot for may years was however that domain seems to have expired as of 27 July 2023, and is now re-homed here at
  • Source code can be viewed here

    Now behold, in all it's glory - The Chomskybot