dialects and languages

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Feb 26 16:11:59 UTC 2008

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:08:43AM -0500, George Thompson wrote:
> I was at the reference desk with Kurt one day when a girl
> said to him "I have to write a paper on Vincent Van Go" He
> said, "You mean Vincent Van" and here he made a sound such
> as I have not otherwise heard, except when my cat was
> producing a hairball.  Then he helped her to research her
> paper.

Cue the scene in _Annie Hall_...

Jesse Sheidlower

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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