Zits cartoons

by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

…..

EB, 12/9/04: Dude, no way:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/001705.html

ML, 4/26/05: Language and gender: The cartoon version:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/002101.html

AZ, 11/11/06: Fully awesome!:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003764.html

ML, 11/16/06: When stereotypes hang out:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003777.html

ML, 11/18/06: Dueling stereotypes:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003786.html

AZ, 12/17/06: More adolescent vocabulary:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003929.html

AZ, 12/18/06: Freaking:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003933.html

AZ, 12/20/06: On the track of the squean:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003942.html

AZ, 12/28/06: Like, a Christmas gift card:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003978.html

AZ, 1/2/07: One last squean and knurl:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003995.html

ML, 1/10/07: Semantic drift in the classroom:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004026.html

AZ, 4/3/07: One more F-word:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004366.html

AZ, 5/12/07: Calling him names:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004486.html

ML, 6/11/07: Contrastive focus reduplication in Zits:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004591.html

ML, 7/29/07: Communicating:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004761.html

ML, 8/27/07: Intimate IM:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004858.html

ML, 9/13/07: Scalar implicature in the funny papers:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004905.html

AZ, 9/28/07: Cartoon quotatives:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004973.html

ML, 10/18/07: Phrasally grateful:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005036.html

ML, 10/31/07: Linguistic change in progress:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005073.html

ML, 11/26/07: FLoP in the funny papers:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005155.html

ML, 12/18/07: Grunt glossary:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005131.html

ML, 4/15/08: Never closer:

Never closer

ML, 4/17/08: The new biologism answers a rhetorical question:

The new biologism answers a rhetorical question

AZ, 5/30/08: Zits roundup:

Zits roundup

AZ, 6/29/08: Teenage boy talk:

Teenage boy talk

ML, 7/13/08: Vacuum hermeutics:

Vacuum hermeneutics

AZ, 8/18/08: Zits communication:

Zits communication

AZ, 10/19/08: Cartoon teenage communication:

Cartoon teenage communication

AZ, 10/26/08: More dudism:

More dudism

AZ, 11/3/08: OMG!:

OMG!

AZ, 11/17/08: Clouds of chatter:

Clouds of chatter

ML, 12/23/08: Reverse Whorfianism and the value of SHAs:

Reverse Whorfianism and the value of SHAs

ML, 1/26/09: Emoticons as skin care:

Emoticons as skin care

ML, 3/31/09: In a good way:

In a good way

AZ, 4/16/09: Teens and texting (again):

Teens and texting (again)

AZ, 9/7/09: Teen speech in overdrive:

Teen speech in overdrive

AZ, 8/1/09: Eskimo snow around the world:

Eskimo snow around the world

ML, 12/28/09: Implicit restriction of temporal quantification:

Implicit restriction of temporal quantification

ML, 4/7/10: This digitized life:

This digitized life

AZ, 4/12/10: Vwllssnss:

Vwllssnss

AZ, 4/19/10: Teenspeak, genderspeak:

Teenspeak, genderspeak

AZ, 8/26/10: Texting while operating machinery:

Texting while operating machinery

ML, 12/27/10: Txt and context:

Txt and contxt

ML, 1/14/11: The more vowels …:

The more vowels …

ML, 3/29/11: “I know, right?”:

“I know, right?”

ML, 4/22/11: Phone Etiquette 2.0:

Phone Etiquette 2.0

ML, 5/11/11: Another meta-obscenicon strip:

Another meta-obscenicon strip

ML, 6/6/11: What caused the texting tsunami?:

What caused the texting tsunami?

ML, 6/14/11: Positive psychology:

Positive psychology

7/13/11: Playing with morphology:

Playing with morphology

ML, 9/12/11: “The new exclamation point”:
http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/ll/?p=3426

11/3/11: Formulaic language brought to life:

Formulaic language brought to life

11/14/11: GenX so:

GenX so

11/25/11: Cartoon technical talk composite modifier pile up example:

Cartoon technical talk composite modifier pile-up example

AM, 12/1/11: Meh again:

Meh again

1/31/12: Cartoon 4: guy advice:

Cartoon 4: Guy advice

ML, 2/11/12: Perlocutionary force exemplified:

Perlocutionary force exemplified

2/22/12: Misfired indirection:

Misfired indirection

3/2/12: lady-wave:

lady-wave

3/6/12: Reanalysis and reinterpretation:

Reanalysis and reinterpretation

3/25/12: unfair / not fair:

unfair / not fair

4/10/12: almost not:

almost not

4/25/12: A Zitsmanteau:

A Zitsmanteau

6/4/12: I say STD, you say FTD:

I say STD, you think FTD

6/12/12: Zits language:

Zits language

6/13/12: More Zits language:

More Zits language

7/5/12: That’s so gay!:

That’s so gay!

7/9/12: New-ironic:

New-ironic

7/14/12: Dinner table conversation:

Dinner-table conversation

8/20/12: commando:

commando

8/27/12: Zits replay, slower and faster:

Zits replay, slower and faster

8/28/12: Zits relevance:

Zits relevance

8/31/12: Deer in the highlights:

Deer in the headlights

9/26/12: Monosyllabism:

Monosyllabism

9/28/12: Digital physical humor:

Digital physical humor

10/1/12: go with:

go with

10/16/12: Inference:

Inference

10/19/12: Public slogans:

Public slogans

10/22/12: Walking in the rain:

Walking in the rain

10/24/12: What makes it a book?:

What makes it a book?

10/28/12: The domestic relevance duels:

The domestic relevance duels

11/7/12: We don’t need no steenkin’ land lines:

We don’t need no steenkin’ land lines

11/8/12: Breathless:

Breathless

ML, 11/8/12: Teen communication:

Teen communication

11/22/12: Fixing things:

Fixing things

12/8/12: What is this postcard of which you speak?:

What is this postcard of which you speak

12/15/12: Emoticons amok:

Emoticons amok

12/17/12: It’s all in the wrists and nowhere else:

It’s all in the wrists (and nowhere else)

1/4/13: Rhyme, rhyme, I need a rhyme:

Rhyme, rhyme, I need a rhyme

1/13/13: Putting the man in manicure:

Putting the man in manicure

2/16/13: Abbreviation:

Abbreviation

3/5/13: Chattiness again:

Chattiness again

3/18/13: Texting while talking:

Texting while talking

4/1/13: Gossip:

Gossip

4/5/13: Finger talk:

Finger talk

4/6/13: Listening:

Listening

4/10/13: being like:

being like

4/22/13: More on modern communication:

More on modern communications

4/25/13: More girlish chattiness:

More girlish chattiness

5/10/13: The decline of the book:

The decline of the book

5/29/13: don’t know:

don’t know

6/16/13: Holidays and occasions:

Holidays and occasions

6/29/13: Choosing words:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/06/29/choosing-words-2/

7/4/13: It’s been a slice:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/04/its-been-a-slice/

7/16/13: Turn-ons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/16/turn-ons/

8/1/13: Zits goes self-referential:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/01/zits-goes-self-referential/

12/6/13: Means of communication:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/06/means-of-communication-3/

12/11/13: Generational humor:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/11/generational-humor/

12/24/13: Xmas cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/24/xmas-cartoons/
#1

1/21/14: Four cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/01/21/four-cartoons/
#2

2/26/14: Two Wednesday cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/02/26/two-wednesday-cartoons/
#2

3/2/14: The power of children’s literature:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/02/the-power-of-childrens-literature/

3/6/14: Commit to the bit:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/06/commit-to-the-bit/

3/14/14: Three for Pi Day:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/14/three-for-pi-day/
#3

3/17/14: A sweep of five:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/17/a-sweep-of-five/
#2

3/19/14: Another crop of cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/19/another-crop-of-cartoons/
#1

3/22/14: Three more:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/21/three-more/
#2

3/22/14: Another three for the weekend:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/22/another-three-for-the-weekend/
#2

3/23/14: Sunday melange:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/23/sunday-melange/
#2

3/24/14: Keeping secrets:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/24/keeping-secrets/

4/16/14: More cultural references: Zits:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/16/more-cultural-references-zits/

4/27/14: Communicators:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/27/communicators/

4/30/14: Implicit content:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/30/implicit-content/

5/2/14: Three more for Friday:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/02/three-more-for-friday/
#2

5/10/14: Party of five:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/10/party-of-five/
#1

5/18/14: Five for Friday:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/18/five-for-friday/
#7

6/5/14: Four for the Fourth:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/05/four-for-the-fourth/
#2

6/7/14: Assorted cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/07/assorted-cartoons/
#2

6/9/14: Getting the message across:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/09/getting-the-message-across/

6/15/14: Fathers Day five:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/15/fathers-day-five/
#2

ML, 6/15/14: Sticky stereotypes:

Sticky stereotypes


[same as previous]

6/20/14: More octothorpe wrangling:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/20/more-octothorpe-wrangling/

7/12/14: dorkage:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/12/dorkage/

8/10/14: named after:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/08/10/named-after/

8/16/14: Geezer talk:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/08/16/geezer-talk/

9/6/14: Three Saturday cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/06/three-saturday-cartoons/
#1

10/1/14: Facebook vs. texting:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/01/facebook-vs-texting/

11/8/14: Saturday trio:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/11/08/saturday-trio/
#1

11/10/14: Monday quartet:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/11/10/monday-quartet-2/
#1

12/17/14: The dark side of Xmas songs:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/17/the-dark-side-of-xmas-songs/

12/21/14: Chatty girls again:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/21/chatty-girls-again/

12/25/14: Prejudicial –ist:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/25/prejudicial-ist/

12/27/14: Set of three:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/27/set-of-three/
#2

ML, 1/1/15: Creative overnegation:

Creative overnegation

ML, 1/15/15: Social change:

Social change

1/23/15: Said … Heard:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/23/said-heard/
2 cartoons

3/28/15: literally literally:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/28/literally-literally/

4/10/15: gummi:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/10/gummi/

5/18/15: Don’t shade your eyes:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/18/dont-shade-your-eyes/

7/20/15: Couple words:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/20/couple-words/

7/22/15: Disentangling names:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/22/disentangling-names/

8/9/15: A hypothetical question?:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/09/a-hypothetical-question/

8/25/15: going better with:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/25/going-better-with/

10/4/15: Routine and sub-routine:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/04/routine-and-sub-routine/

11/20/15: Crunch Berries time:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/20/crunch-berries-time/
2 cartoons

11/28/15: Bring this upstairs for me:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/28/bring-this-upstairs-for-me/

1/23/16: Sara and D’ijjon double-team Jeremy:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/23/sara-and-dijon-double-team-jeremy/

1/28/16: Three Thursday cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/28/three-thursday-cartoons/
#1

3/1/16: Two Z language cartoons:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/01/two-z-language-cartoons/
#1

3/7/16: Jeremy, adulting:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/07/jeremy-adulting/

3/30/16: Three for the 30th:
http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/30/three-for-the-30th/

4/10/16: The Ascent of MowerMan:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/10/the-ascent-of-mowerman/

ML, 4/16/16: Sentence meaning and speaker meaning:

Sentence meaning and speaker meaning


“dude” cartoon [with links to earlier postings on dude]

5/7/16: binge-bingeing:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/07/binge-bingeing/

5/16/16: Two Monday language comics:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/16/monday-language-comics/
#2

6/11/16: Referent finding in Zits:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/11/referent-finding-in-zits/

8/1/16: Cartoon conversations:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/01/cartoon-conversations/
#2

11/16/16: Distant compounds: the headgear hair files:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/16/distant-compounds-the-headgear-hair-files/

11/27/16: The band names of middle age:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/27/the-band-names-of-middle-age/

11/30/16: Color-coordinating college:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/30/color-coordinating-college/

12/1/16: The audible asterisk:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/01/the-audible-asterisk/

1/15/17: Extreme emoji:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/15/extreme-emoji/

2/25/17: Ten language cartoons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/25/ten-language-cartoons/
#8

2/27/17: Two Ztoons on language use:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/27/two-ztoons-on-language-use/
#2

5/22/17: Prepositions matter:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/22/prepositions-matter/

ML, 5/26/17: Greeter skillz:

Greeter skillz

5/27/17: Memorial Saturday 4:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/27/memorial-saturday-4/
#2

6/7/17: The word came down on Pentecost:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/07/the-word-came-down-on-pentecost/
#7

6/10/17: Music hath powers to repel the savage pest:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/10/music-hath-powers-to-repel-the-savage-pest/

6/15/17: For Saul Steinberg:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/15/for-saul-steinberg/
#7, 7a

8/5/17: The clean-gasm:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/05/the-clean-gasm/

9/4/17: Sea foam:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/04/sea-foam/

9/5/17: Obsolete technologies and middle verbs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/05/obsolete-technologies-and-middle-verbs/
2 cartoons

9/6/17: Antique technology and its songs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/06/antique-technology-and-its-songs/

10/24/17: Mistered and Ma’amed:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/24/mistered-and-maamed/

10/25/17: Gendered moments in the comics:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/25/gendered-moments-in-the-comics/
#2, 3, 9, 10

10/31/17: Twicker tweet:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/31/twicker-tweet/

11/30/17: Two memic moments:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/30/two-memic-moments/
#1

1/28/18: Four more recent cartoons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/01/28/four-more-recent-cartoons/
#2

3/25/18: Two (more) Sunday cartoons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/25/two-more-sunday-cartoons/
#2

4/13/18: Thumbing his thoughts:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/13/thumbing-his-thoughts/

4/28/18: Dad’s tall tales:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/28/dads-tall-tales/
#3

4/30/18: Books and their covers:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/30/books-and-their-covers/

5/1/18: Treasure the asymmetry:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/01/treasure-the-asymmetry/

6/25/18: Midsummer cartoons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/25/midsummer-cartoons/
#5

8/6/18: Two occasions, four cartoons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/06/two-occasions-four-cartoons/
#3

12/3/18: Wok it to the golden Lab for analysis, har-de-har-har:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/03/wok-it-to-the-golden-lab-for-analysis-har-de-har-har/
#3

12/12/18: Cartoon cereals:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/12/cartoon-cereals/

2/27/19: Inhaling pop culture:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/02/27/inhaling-pop-culture/

10/8/19: A rich internal life:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/08/a-rich-internal-life/

12/18/19: Adapted for Christmas use:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/18/adapted-for-christmas-use/
2 cartoons


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