Archive for Linguistics in the comics

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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Groups

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Lunch order

Today’s xkcd:

Mouseover title: “GO FOR LUNCH, REPEAT, GO FOR LUNCH.”

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English orthography is fake news

Today’s Non Sequitur:

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Hell of slow

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Sociolinguistically aware smartphone

Today’s xkcd, with a “cot-caught merger switch”:

Rumored in the XKCD Phone 6: a “Northern Cities Shift slider”.

 

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Two tons of creamed corn

Today’s xkcd:

Mouseover title: “Sure, you could just ask, but this also takes care of the host gift thing.”

Unless of course they have Google Home. In which case apparently the thing to do is to ask about the communist coup that Obama is planning…

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Poetry and reality

Today’s SMBC:

Mouseover title: “New rule: Anyone referring to X as the poetry of Y must have actually ever read a poem.”

Not strictly relevant to the Neil deGrasse Tyson discussion, since linguistics is a science and all. But still.

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Homophonous phrase of the week

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

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