Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Apr 19 14:26:01 UTC 2010

At 8:19 AM -0400 4/19/10, David Barnhart wrote:
>When I mentioned _teabonics_ to the conferees at the ADS-Northeast Region
>meeting at SUNY-New Paltz this past weekend, someone in the audience
>(perhaps Dennis Preston) mentioned having heard or seen _Hillbonics_.  Any
>other _-bonics_ would be much appreciated.
>Barnhart at highlands.com
Back in the day (late 90s?), there were a bunch of these.  "Hebonics"
(based on Yiddishisms and Yiddish-influenced syntax) was big.
Should be lots of stuff in the archives during the
post-Oakland-School-Board-resolution period.


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