[Ads-l] query on -s truncation

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Jun 5 15:15:45 UTC 2015


FWIW, Jon Stewart used "Chafes" for Lincoln Chafee about 1:45 on the 
Daily Show yesterday:

http://thedailyshow.cc.com/videos/eaiifn/democalypse-2016---19-and-counting

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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> Laurence Horn <mailto:laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> May 27, 2015 at 9:14 AM
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> A colleague off-list wonders if anything has been published on the =
> truncation process described by one of her students, who is working on =
> them, as
>
> "-s truncation of adjectives and adverbs by younger speakers, yielding =
> for example 'totes', 'awks', 'adorbs', from 'totally', 'awkward', =
> 'adorable', etc."=20
>
> Seems like I vaguely recall something on this but I can't remember what. =
> Anyone?
>
> LH=20=
>
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