[Ads-l] Hiphopthon (pron. [HIFF-up-thon]?)

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Mar 29 12:20:38 UTC 2016


I dunno, it's got a nice psuedo-Greek look to  me . . .

---Amy West

On 3/29/16 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date:    Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:55:38 -0400
> From:    Laurence Horn<laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> Subject: Re: Hiphopthon (pron. [HIFF-up-thon]?)
>
> I'd have gone with "the hip-hop-athon" myself.  Better meter, and the hyp-hens help with the parsing.
>
> LH
>
>> >On Mar 28, 2016, at 11:47 PM, W Brewer<brewerwa at GMAIL.COM>  wrote:
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>> >It's Greek to me. Maybe it's Wolof.
>> ><< The Hiphopthon was held at Serangoon Junior College Sports Field and the
>> >event was adjudicated by the Singapore Book of Records... Maris Stella now
>> >holds the record for the most number of people dancing hiphop at the same
>> >time. >>
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