NABOKV-L post 0008607, Fri, 19 Sep 2003 09:50:12 -0700

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Fw: Fw: Linguistic showoffs...
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From: "Arthur Glass" <goliard@worldnet.att.net>

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> Re 'linguistic showing off': one is tempted to apply to the sober- miened
> killjoys making this charge the words of Sir Toby Belch in __Twelfth
Night__
> to the Puritan Malvolio, 'Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous,
there
> shall be no more cakes and ale?"
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> From: D. Barton Johnson <chtodel@cox.net>
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> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 6:44 PM
> Subject: Fw: Linguistic showoffs...
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> > From: "Nick Grundy" <nick@bsad.org>
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> > > Thank you to all those who've posted examples of what look like
> pointless
> > > linguistic showing off not being such - the connections inside and
> between
> > > novels are fascinating.
> > >
> > > However - can anyone come up with something they believe is *just*
> > > linguistic showing off? I want something that will really challenge
> those
> > > more knowledgeable than I...!
> > >
> > > Nick.
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