When Code Switching Goes Wrong

Picture 4As Craig Martin, from the Edge, asks: When does code switching go wrong?

Maybe in this case?

The caption at the original post reads:

I don’t understand Duke University. At a ceremony reading out the names of victims of genocide, this Blue Devil [i.e., their team mascot] got into the act. Maybe the strangest thing I’ve seen in a spell, it was, I’m sure, meant as an act of piety at this sports besotted university.

You’ll learn more about code switching at
Lehigh University when t
he Edge
comes to town in a few days.

2 Replies to “When Code Switching Goes Wrong”

  1. Thanks for re-posting Russel. I like how you’re calling this “code switching.” But I’m thinking that perhaps code switching never goes “wrong.” It just does its own thing, its own “strange” thing under local variations.

  2. This fellow thinks it can go wrong… That is, there’s all sorts policing the process…

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