Wednesday, August 22, 2007

LOLCats Meme Still Spreading Like a Virus

I'm sure a linguist could easily explain why lolcats pidgin is so funny, and why everyone who reads it "gets it" immediately, and can reproduce the grammar.

Oh well, best not to look too deep.

Dooce and Jezebel get into the act.

3 comments:

The Opinionated Homeschooler said...

No, they can't; not comprehensibly anyway. See
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004442.html

The Opinionated Homeschooler said...

Nor can medievalists.
http://houseoffame.blogspot.com/2007/05/i-can-hath-cheezburger.html

Yahmdallah said...

You're back! How's the babeh?!?!

Put up an announcement on your page, woman!

And, natch, congrats!