Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

"All Things Linguistic: Homophonophobia, from Magic Coffee Hair. Another..."

Another linguistic faux-phobia, which can be found on a variety of t-shirts, is “Polyamory is wrong! It should be multiamory or polyphilia, but combining Greek and Latin roots is just wrong!”

For reference, there are actually many well-established macaronic or hybrid words in English, including monolingual, automobile, neuroscience, and television.

All Things Linguistic: Homophonophobia, from Magic Coffee Hair. Another...
Tags: humour, linguistics

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