[lg policy] New cartoon on the cartoons page

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 17 17:35:38 UTC 2013

All:  a new cartoon has been added to our "more recent" cartoons page.
Go to
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/plc/clpp/images/cartoons/morerecent/index.html to
see this one.  This issue of "Barney and Clyde" relies on
the fact that some Americans, especially New Yorkers, make a three-way
distinction between 'Mary, marry', and 'merry' whereas others only have a
2-way distinction, or no distinction.  This cartoons frequently relies on
linguistic data for its humor; today's cartoon in this series is another



 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com

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