interesting metalinguistic contrast

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Oct 20 04:12:16 UTC 2011

Herman Cain, in Oct. 1 interview on the Neal Boortz show, on why he’s authentically black and Barack Obama isn't:

"He’s never been part of the black experience in America. I can talk about that. I can talk about what it really meant to be po’ before I was poor. He can’t."

The American Dialect Society -

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