[lg policy] Cartoons page updated

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 25 15:20:55 UTC 2013


All,

Four more cartoons have been added to the "more recent" cartoons
page.  Two of them, however, are not exactly "recent"--I found them in a
file while looking for something else.  But they are relevent to attitudes
about language and dialect--one about George W Bush's Texas accent, another
about his ability to speak Spanish, and another about studying Arabic.
Also, the one that shows a suspect being arrested by police, and being told
that "anything you *say with an accent* will be held against you" I found
just after the Boston bombing.  Go figure.

HS

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 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
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Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com
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