For those that don't know, "Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo" is a legitimate sentence in the English language. Here's how.
  1. First, let's start with the three different meanings of "buffalo".
  2. 1) The animal
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  3. 2) The city in New York
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  4. 3) Finally, the verb that can mean "to intimidate"
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  5. Let's break it down to the simplest form of the sentence without any modifiers: "Buffalo buffalo buffalo."
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    OR "Bison intimidate bison"
  6. Then you add the modifiers that tell you where these bison are from: "Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."
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    OR "Bison from Buffalo intimidate bison from Buffalo."
  7. Finally, the trickiest part. You can add a strange restrictive clause in the middle that tells you more about the first bison: "Buffalo buffalo, Buffalo buffalo buffalo, buffalo Buffalo buffalo."
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    OR "Bison from Buffalo, themselves intimidated by bison from Buffalo, intimidate bison from Buffalo."
  8. *sky darkens and Buffalo Lord reveals himself, laying out in detail how he played the universe like a puppet to create a language where his sacred name repeated eight times could constitute a grammatically correct sentence. He sets the world on fire, laughing. Laughing. Laughing.