LOLcats and Linguistics

A linguistic analysis of language and identity of LOLcats. Isn’t linguistics the best thing ever? (And aren’t Lauren & Jill awesome!?)

I can has language play: Construction of Language and Identity in LOLspeak from Lauren Gawne on Vimeo.

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Dr. Wagner has a PhD in Linguistics and is dedicated to learning and teaching languages online and abroad. She has studied in Quebec and Australia, taught English in France, and is currently based in the US.