LING 490/590 Presentation Hand-out

to explain the data in the last post: Ruth E. Cisneros | LING 590 | Formulaic Language Formulaic Language & Humor: An overview of idiomatic language usage in comedy I. Introduction The initial focus of this paper was to explore the intersection between formulaic language and humor by exposing the former in the latter. However, […]

LING 490/590: Formulaic Languauge Presentation Data

Formulaic Language & Humor: I. Judy Grimes, Travel Writer – Use of “just kidding:” II. Nick Fehn, Political Humorist – Use of many idiomatic expressions: III. Chocolate – acting out of a language chunk: