Archive for Linguistics in the comics
The first two panels of today's Doonesbury:
Alon Lichinsky sent in a link to this P.C. Hipsta comic:
And a reminder of another attachment ambiguity joke:
Today's xkcd illustrates a technique pioneered by Bill Labov:
Mouseover title: "BREAKING: Senator's bold pro-podium stand leads to primary challenge from prescriptivist base."
In yesterday's Questionable Content, the "combat AI" Bubbles rejects the gift of a collapsible cardigan. The first couple of panels:
Mouseover title: "'If you're done being pedantic, we should get dinner.' 'You did it again!' 'No, I didn't.'"
A reader was impressed enough with the recursive possessive form "mine's" to send in a link to Happy Monday Comics: