[Ads-l] WOTY candidate (in some category)

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sat May 28 10:09:04 EDT 2016


Thank you.  I was wondering if he'd been visited from the future by Ferengi, and protected the Native Americans from land-jobbing.  An episode I may have missed.


Joel


      From: Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
 To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
 Sent: Friday, May 27, 2016 7:59 PM
 Subject: Re: [ADS-L] WOTY candidate (in some category)
   
Hi ho Silver...
On May 27, 2016 7:57 PM, "Joel Berson" <berson at att.net> wrote:

> I need an explanation.
>
>
> Joel
>
>
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> *From:* Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> *To:* Joel Berson <berson at att.net>
> *Sent:* Friday, May 27, 2016 6:26 PM
> *Subject:* Re: WOTY candidate (in some category)
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> Didn't stop the Lone Ranger...
>
> DanG
>
> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 6:20 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
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> Because it's a precious metal and medium of exchange?
>
> Joel
>
>      From: Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
>  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>  Sent: Friday, May 27, 2016 6:12 PM
>  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] WOTY candidate (in some category)
>
> Why is -um ignored? Latinum is clearly not Latino or Latina.
>
> DanG
>
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 8:43 PM, Michael Newman <
> Michael.Newman at qc.cuny.edu>
> wrote:
>
> > I think the engineers’ solution would be “i’ because, after all “e” can
> be
> > used for masculine (see presidente vs. presidenta” but not “estudiante
> vs.
> > *estudianta”
> >
> >
> > Latini. Of course language engineering is a doomed
> >
> >
> > Michael Newman
> > Professor of Linguistics
> > Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders
> > Queens College/CUNY
> >
> > mnewman at qc.cuny.edu
> >
> > > On May 24, 2016, at 8:34 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> > wrote:
> > >
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> > > Sender:      American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> > > Poster:      Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> > > Subject:      WOTY candidate (in some category)
> > >
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> > >
> > > Are you ready for Latinx?  (Pronounced "La-TEEN-ex", we're told.)  =
> > > Gender-neutral version of Latino/a:
> > >
> > > =
> > >
> >
> http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/our-issues/why-we-say-latinx-trans-gender-=
> > > non-conforming-people-explain
> > > http://latinousa.org/2016/01/29/latinx-ungendering-spanish-language/
> =
> > > (NPR podcast)
> > > =
> > >
> >
> http://www.latinorebels.com/2015/12/05/the-case-for-latinx-why-intersectio=
> > > nality-is-not-a-choice/
> > >
> > > LH
> > >
> > > P.S.  If you were wondering, it turns out that "Latin@", which =
> > > gender-neutral, is "binary embedded" and therefore so...2005, plus or =
> > > minus.  I just wish whoever decided on "La-TEEN-ex" had sprung for an =
> > > orthographic vowel between the n and x.  Either than or we need to
> start
> > =
> > > spelling our tissues "Kleenx"
> > >
> > > P.P.S. Sorry if someone (Ben? Arnold?) already posted about "Latinx";
> if
> > =
> > > so I missed it. =20
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