Getting this weblog back on track…

I love Dinosaur Comics – I find it similar to xkcd (also written by a computer scientist/computational linguist!), and I have to resist the temptation to link to every single one. But anybody who took my intersession course on figurative language has got to check out the March 9th one on conceptual metaphor; trust me if you remember the Lakoff and Turner readings this one will crack you up. For everybody else, try the comic about plagiarism, which makes me laugh out loud every time I read it. If you read both you might notice they look similar – which, yes, every strip uses the same art with just the text changed up. Oh, and if you want to get everything out of Dinosaur Comics, make sure you not only read the title, but also the mouseover/alt text AND the subject line autofilled for the “comments” link for the entry.

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