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Friday, December 14, 2018

Idioms and Proverbs

I'm giving my "Idioms and Proverbs" course in the Spring; I just found out this morning.  This will be a linguistics course rather than a literature one, so emphasis will fall on phraseology rather than "the short form" as a literary genre.


Vance Maverick said...

Recently saw reference to the Monty Python "RAF Banter" sketch (more fun to read than watch). They evidently had a theory of the lexicon and structure of (some) idioms.

Leslie B. said...

Class would be fascinating.