Friday, June 27, 2008

In plain English this time

When she isn't postin' up in front of cammy cams, Elise Sewell can be found postin' erudite non-sequitors on her live journal:
I propose to elevate the status of "conversate" from a Biggie-perpetrated malaprop to a legitimate member of the lexicon (though I think it could be argued, ye prescriptivist tightasses, that there is really no such thing as a "Biggie-perpetrated malaprop," only usage and syntax that we did not yet know was correct until he uttered it. I feel the same way about R Kelly; this is why I know for sure that it's "butt-" and not "buck-naked").
Hate to nitpick, but shouldn't that be butt-neckit? Anyway, Elise has set up shop in Hong Kong and in her travels around Asia she's snapped some amusing pictures of her own. Take a peak:















2 comments:

Merkin Muffley said...

favorite one has to be Fool's Gold's "a tedious adventure-romance."

homer119 said...

"So just taste this cake" is my favorite.

But I'm also excited by the subtle use of the world Merkin.

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