[Ads-l] Nice instance of syntactic ambiguity noted by Trevor Noah on The Daily Show tonight

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 28 03:42:55 UTC 2017

After the Trump-endorsed candidate Big Luther Strange lost to the Bannon-endorsed candidate Judge Roy Moore, CNN reported that Trump “went to bed embarrassed and pissed”.

went to bed [embarrased and pissed] or [went to bed embarrassed] and pissed?  You decide.

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