Yet another reason to invite a linguist to your holiday parties

My brother and his fellow PhD types concocted a question that ends in five prepositions:

What did you bring that book I didn’t want to be read to out of up for?

I tried to improve it by placing it in Australia: What did you bring that book up I didn’t want to be read to out of Down Under up for? But the original is more elegant.

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