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Author Topic: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts  (Read 956 times)

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Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« on: February 01, 2014, 09:39:23 am »
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My favorite has to be Internet linguistics:

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Wow. Such donut. Very taste. Wow.
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I shall embrace the light. I shall weather the storm.
I shall endure.
What you have created, no one can tear asunder.

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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 10:16:52 am »
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I'm partial to this one, mostly because I did forensic coursework with a couple of people whose thought processes worked this way:

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Forensic linguistics: He scrawled “Don” on the floor in grape jelly.  Clearly he was killed with a donut.
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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 10:39:03 pm »
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My favorite has to be Internet linguistics:

 
I like it. (Except the part where my brain kept going, 'doughnut, dammit!!!' - I dispute that the spelling shift has actually occurred for generic uses.)

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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2014, 02:14:36 pm »
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My favorite has to be Internet linguistics:

 

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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2014, 02:26:48 pm »
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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2014, 01:20:59 pm »
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My favorite has to be Internet linguistics:

 
I love this list! My favorite has to be Prescriptive Linguistics.
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Re: Explaining various linguistics fields using donuts
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2014, 05:57:06 pm »
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My favorite has to be Internet linguistics:

 
I love all this thread. baha.
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