Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Apr 19 17:27:26 UTC 2010

On Apr 19, 2010, at 10:14 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 4/19/2010 11:54 AM, John & Russell Rickford quoted (in a cite by
> Arnold Zwicky):
>> Eskimo-American Speak - Harpoonics
> Isn't that the language of one of the Marx brothers?  But I thought
> he was unaccustomed to public speaking.

no, no, you're thinking of Harponics (to go along with Grouchonics,
Chiconics, and sometimes Zepponics). Harpo spoke with his fingers, on
the strings.


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