Archive for Linguistics in the comics
A recent xkcd:
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Today's Questionable Content:
What auto-replace — in a messaging app or your mind — do you need to turn off or turn on?
Today's PhD Comics:
Interesting that we haven't seen "datums", like "spectrums" and so on.
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In the most recent Out There, Miriam supports Noam Chomsky's ideas about language and communication:
Dave Itzkoff, "Berkeley Breathed Publishes First New ‘Bloom County’ Strip Since 1989", 7/13/2015:
[I]t was a surprise for comics fans to wake up on Monday and discover that Berkeley Breathed, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator and artist of “Bloom County,” had revived that vintage 1980s strip on his Facebook page after a hiatus of more than 25 years (depending on how one measures) and with almost no advance notice.
The advance notice consisted of a post on July 12, showing a picture of the cartoonist working on a strip labelled "BLOOM COUNTY 2015" and showing Opus the penguin in the first panel, with the text "A return after 25 years. Feels like going home."
This dialogue followed: