[Ads-l] A New Verb?

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Thu Jun 8 14:10:11 EDT 2017


Seen on a sticker attached to a laptop cover: Don't Brooklyn my Detroit.


There are many layers of sociological observation needed to get at the semantics of 'Brooklyn', 'my', and 'Detroit' -- it's complex.


best,

Margaret



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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu


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