[Ads-l] WOTY: "fake news"

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Thu Dec 8 19:23:16 EST 2016

Or the universe of 'pataphysics.

It took a while to dawn on me, but I finally realised that, of all literary
figures, the Turnip most reminds me of Alfred Jarry's Pere Ubu.

Then there's Shakespeare's Richard III (in 3HVI, V.6, Before He Became Richard
[III] ):

I had no father, I am like no father,
I haue no brothers, I am like no brothers,
And this word Loue which graybeards tearme diuine,
Be resident in men like one another,
And not in me, I am my selfe alone ...



>     On 08 December 2016 at 22:24 Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
>     I prefer "post-factual."
>     You can nominalize it, too, and say things like, "That's just another one
>     of his post-factuals."
>     I'm saying it constantly.
>     JL
>     On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 1:31 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
>     wrote:

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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