Archive for Linguistics in the comics

Homophonous phrase of the week

Wondermark for 1/24/2017, In which a Run is made:

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More than cat videos

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At the Bar of Discarded Books

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Gavagai and TZQQA

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Formality

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Geddadavit?

From John Allison's Scary Go Round for 12/23/2016:

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The Ghost of Christmas Future Imperfect

Fritz Ruehr sent a cartoon that he found this morning on reddit:

The spirit is willing, though the grammar is weak …

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Adjective foods

Today's xkcd:

Mouseover title: "Contains 100% of your recommended daily allowance!"

See "Modification as social anxiety", 5/16/2004.

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It was X

Today's xkcd:

Mouseover title: "It me, your father."

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L2 shortcut?

In yesterday's Dilbert , Dogbert has a typically clever/evil idea:

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Little green prescriptivists

Today's SMBC starts with this panel:

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Erotic phonemes

An unusually large number of people have suggested that I should post about the latest SMBC comic. Since I'm on the other side of the world, with slow and erratic internet, I'll just post the link, and note that (implied pornography aside) it would be good phonetics assignment to replace Zach's letter strings with IPA symbols.

 

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ProfKémonGo

Today's PHD Comics::

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