For any student, especially of linguistics or history, in need of a thesis topic, here are two ideas that Dr. Boli had thought might make fascinating treatises, but which he has no time to address among all the other long treatises he intends to write.

  1. The fact that French has a first-person plural imperative form explains the French Revolution.
  2. The fact that Latin has third-person imperative forms explains the entire Roman theory of government.