The Supreme Court ruled today that although a corporation is a “person” (thanks to Citizens United), it has no right to “personal privacy.” The Court rejected AT&T’s effort to wield its “personal privacy” rights to block the release of documents it deemed unflattering.

But wait, there’s more! Roberts’s (yes, it end in ‘s) decision is word-nerd heaven: he gets deep into a discussion of adjectives, nouns, and the nuances of meaning.

The gist of his reasoning seems to be something like this: because corny doesn’t mean like corn, personal doesn’t mean connected to any entity that happens to be called a person. I’m not sure that logic quite clicks, but it got him to the right result, so it’s all good.

Here’s Adam Liptak’s spirited article describing the “lively decision.” And here’s the lively decision itself.