[Ads-l] keep / stick to your own kind!

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Sep 16 02:45:15 UTC 2019

> On Sep 15, 2019, at 5:06 PM, Arnold M. Zwicky <zwicky at STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
> for a posting about a Zippy cartoon on mixing of social groups, i will be using the formulaic admonition in the header above (famously used in a song from West Side Story).  the history of the formula isn't important to the posting, but i'm nevertheless curious.  does anyone here know anything about the history? (not of exhortations to endogamy in general, but of this specific formulation)

the posting is now viewable:

a Zippy about cartoony vs. realistic comics, with a pointed analogy to racial/ethnic/class divisions; "stick to your own kind"

9/15/19: Segregation in the soapy comics:


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