In honor of the upcoming DSNA conference, and in response to an urgent call by Mark Liberman, I present a brief history of lolxicography. Because what the world really needs is more image macros.





9 Responses to “Lolxicographers”

  1. sara says:

    these are better than many of the ones on lolbrarians. perhaps some cross-posting is warranted… 😉

  2. Erin says:

    You sir, rock.

  3. jeff says:

    Thank you, thank you. Now if only I had pictures of, say, Philip Babcock Gove (SF scholar-cum-lexicographer) or William Strunk, Jr., we’d be in business.

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  5. Zac says:

    You might check out the blog, Jeffrey Chaucer hath a blog, for some interesting intellection lolgraphics. I could see great things coming from such a collaboration. 🙂

  6. jeff says:

    The lolpilgrims are one of the funniest and cleverest iterations of this particular meme, although I admit that it’s been so long since I’ve read The Canturbury Tales that I don’t get them all. Now there’s a pedagogical tool — image macros as an incentive to read the classics!

  7. jeff says:

    Hmph. I think I showed admirable restraint. You will note, for example, that there are no pictures of W. C. Minor that begin with the phrase “IM IN UR PRISONS…”.

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