Ivy League Word Salad

An invitation to a symposium at Yale includes the following:

writing stating accompanying overwhelming looming meeting overriding leading telling having describing noting learning suggesting building hearing voicing conducting coming saying receiving majoring graduating reporting consisting revitalizing being doing founding teaching scouting …

And that is just the beginning, the list of words being much longer. What does it mean? That the writer thinks he is more clever and profound than he is.

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