Re: [mythsoc] plots and pocket framistans
- In a message dated 11/10/2003 11:22:35 PM Central Standard Time,
> Up on the shrill sea-downs and upWONDERFUL!
> Went Alfred all alone,
> Turning but once ere the door was shut,
> Shouting to Eldred over his butt,
> That he bring all spears to the woodman's hut
> Hewn under Egbert's stone.
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- Just saw this in today's NYTimes email (free registration required; link
isn't free in about a week):
Going at the Changes in, Ya Know, English
By EMILY EAKIN
In his new book, "Doing Our Own Thing," the linguist and
cultural critic John McWhorter paints an elaborate picture
of a culture in linguistic upheaval.
Once again, mythies are ahead of the curve!
John (lurker since the GEnie days)