Archive for Linguistics in the comics

Analogous spaces

Today's xkcd:

Mouseover title: "If you draw a diagonal line from lower left to upper right, that's the ICP 'Miracles' axis."

[The ICP reference, if you don't get it…]

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Communication games

Today's xkcd:

Mouseover title: "You're saying that the responsibility for avoiding miscommunication lies entirely with the listener, not the speaker, which explains why you haven't been able to convince anyone to help you down from that wall."

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Swearing in

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Discourse analysis

Today's Frazz:

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Slinking

Today's PhD Comics:

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Another use for final rises

Today's Frazz:

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Solo

Today's SMBC:

Mouseover title: "Dream big, guys."

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Slightly unfair, but funny

Today's xkcd:

Mouseover title: "The top search for every state is PORN, except Florida, where it's SEX PORN."

And the lesson doesn't just apply to maps, of course…

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Greeter skillz

Today's Zits:

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Yay us

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Homonyms

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Schrödinger's pundit

Today's SMBC:

Mouseover title: "On second thought, let's just leave them in the box."

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Harrisian transformation of the week

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