However, he concedes, applying the biological phylogenetic approach to languages "can be used to produce a first approximation [of lingual relationships] as long as you never lose sight that it's a quick-and-dirty
The thing is, even if you subscribe to the quick-and-dirty
"freeze-the-expenses" response, it may not work tomorrow due to the myriad challenges now confronting this industry.
In a quick-and-dirty
search of the news from December 1999 to the present, I found accounts of maxed-out food banks and shelters from California to Massachusetts, Wisconsin to Georgia.
That's because the details in this scenario are true if you substitute the words "military officers" for "engines," and "Pentagon" for "GM," and view Plant A as a service academy, Plant B as the university-affiliated Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), and Plant C as the quick-and-dirty
military training offered to college graduates by Officer Candidate Schools (OCS).
The bad news is, it's practical and efficient.) Consider this a quick-and-dirty
guide to the sites I've been visiting quite a bit these days; if you're looking for a grand unifying theory behind them, good luck!
"Industry loves the quick-and-dirty
measurement," Spanier says.