July 19, 2011

lolcat literacy (via word and image)

Posted in Society tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 11:00 pm by lemaclellan


lolcat literacy I have been pondering about writing something about lolcats for quite a while, but lots of people have been commenting on them, so I have held back. However, I am increasingly concerned about the widespread tendency of people to understand lolcats as devoid of any education and sophisticated use of language. Some people patronizingly link lolcat-language to babyspeak. In order to draw attention to the growing discrimination against lolcats based … Read More

via word and image

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