pop perceptual linguistic insights (?)

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Mon Sep 12 14:25:45 UTC 2011

"Zits" by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman this morning:

Jeremy's girl friend says to him as he is snacking: "Gross-uh Stop i-tuh"
and as she walks away in disgust "You can be such a chil-duh."

Jeremy says to his pal: "The super-accented ending consonant is the new
exclamation point."

His pal says: "Coo-luh."

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