On Scribd: A Whole Nother Look at Nother

Some of you know and some of you don’t that I completed a thesis as part of my undergraduate work, using an original piece of linguistic research (around the phrase "a whole nother") to teach ideas of research methods for undergraduate linguistic students. I don’t know if anyone has any interest in this piece of work, but if you do, here it is!

A Whole Nother Look at "Nother" http://d1.scribdassets.com/ScribdViewer.swf?document_id=27361503&access_key=key-1egfio2n6i6zl712bkzm&page=1&viewMode=list

3 thoughts on “On Scribd: A Whole Nother Look at Nother

  1. Thank-you for posting this. Even though I heard you present it there is always more to understand than my auditory sense can absorb. So, I am reading it 4-5 pages at a time to absorb. I love the style of prose you used. Hey, is naperon (apron) the reason the British call diapers “nappies”?

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    1. Glad you’re enjoying it! I’m not sure about the “nappies” thing. My dictionary says it’s an alteration of napkin, which may or may not have followed a similar path. If I get a chance, I’ll hunt down Harvard’s copy of the OED and see what I can find. : )

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