[Ads-l] Children's speech errors; 3 examples

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 11 17:12:54 UTC 2018

> On Sep 11, 2018, at 12:25 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> LH:  << Killed in a bar when he was only three >>
> WB:  Not so surprising. The epic hero must die young. Or, as the Mormons
> say, if yer gonna brig 'em, Brigham Young.
> ——————————————————————————————

And the hero’s death must change the world—in this case, leading to the introduction of carding for those wishing to enter an establishment where liquor is served.

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