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Re: Ass metonymy (WAS: a bad essay)

From:Sai Emrys <saizai@...>
Date:Friday, February 6, 2009, 3:24
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Sai Emrys <saizai@...> wrote:
> It seems to me that this ass-metonymy is invalid even in AAVE > ("African American Vernacular English" - an academic's way to say > "ebonics"), though the other instances are.
Also (asks Alex), what is this called? ("X is invalid, though Y is [valid]".) There's got to be a name for that error. - Sai