1. For Flag Day, from the archives…”In theory, the pledge could do most of the same work if we had children say it in Anglo-Saxon or Arapaho, or if we replaced it with the lyrics to “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.” They’re going to turn the words into jabberwocky anyway: “I led a pigeon to the flag,” “one Asian under guard.’” — from Geoff Nunberg’s I Pledge Allegiance To Linguistic Obfuscation View in High-Res

    For Flag Day, from the archives…In theory, the pledge could do most of the same work if we had children say it in Anglo-Saxon or Arapaho, or if we replaced it with the lyrics to “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.” They’re going to turn the words into jabberwocky anyway: “I led a pigeon to the flag,” “one Asian under guard.’” — from Geoff Nunberg’s I Pledge Allegiance To Linguistic Obfuscation

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