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

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 29 14:00:52 UTC 2016


Or a pho-Vietnamese look. 

LH

> On Mar 29, 2016, at 8:20 AM, Amy West <medievalist at W-STS.COM> wrote:
> 
> I dunno, it's got a nice psuedo-Greek look to  me . . .
> 
> ---Amy West
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> 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:
>>> >
>>> >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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