Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Jun 12 03:40:32 UTC 2010

At 1:05 PM -0400 6/11/10, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
>>  I would agree with Mark that "man-izer" (which I also have from a New
>>  Yorker cartoon over a decade ago, with the same telltale hyphen for
>  > self-conscious coinage) is an analogical formation (rather than a
>  > clip), as in "misandrist" based on "misogynist".
>The only New Yorker cartoon I can find is this one from 1991,
>without a hyphen:
Yup, that's the one I have in one of my language & gender folders.
No wonder I couldn't find it on the web; I was looking for it with
the hyphen.


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