"dude" in the Guardian

Geoffrey Nunberg nunberg at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Feb 1 05:24:54 UTC 2006

There's a very nice paper on 'dude' by Seth Lerer in American
Literary History (15.3 (2003) 471-503) called "Hello, Dude:
Philology, Performance, and Technology in Mark Twain's Connecticut
Yankee." It's available through Project Muse.

Geoff Nunberg

>In today's Guardian's Education section:
>The story of dude - its rise, its role, its rich history as a word -
>takes 25 pages to tell. University of Pittsburgh linguistics
>professor Scott Fabius Kiesling's analysis of dude is entitled
>"Dude". It occupies a stylish chunk of the Fall 2004 issue of the
>research journal American Speech. [...]
>Chris Waigl

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