LINGUIST List 32.2809

Sat Sep 04 2021

TOC: Lexis, Journal in English Lexicology 17 / (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 30-Aug-2021
From: Denis Jamet <>
Subject: Lexis, Journal in English Lexicology Vol. 17, No. (2021)
E-mail this message to a friend

Publisher: Université Jean Moulin

Journal Title: Lexis, Journal in English Lexicology
Volume Number: 17
Issue Number:
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Humor, creativity and lexical creation

Main Text:

Edited by Lucile BORDET and Frédérique BRISSET

The e-journal Lexis published its 17th issue, devoted to “Humor, creativity and lexical creation”, in August 2021.

Lucile Bordet and Frédérique Brisset
Introduction [Full text]


Les séries ludiques en argot et en langue familière : saut métaphorique et rebond
Fabrice Antoine

On Euphemisms, Linguistic Creativity, and Humor [Full text]
Craig Hamilton and Anne-Sophie Foltzer

Incongruous Names: the Humorous Coinage and Use of Proper Names
Manon Philippe

Questioning the purpose and success of occasionalisms as a source of humour in How I Met your Mother
Adeline Terry

Humour, création lexicale et créativité linguistique comme stratégies de caractérisation des personnages de fiction : le cas de Barney Stinson dans How I Met Your Mother
Lucile Bordet

Translating humorous lexical creations in children’s literature: The case of Roald Dahl’s Gobblefunk
Inès Zorgati

Deviance in children’s literature as a form of creativity with a humorous effect
Cécile Poix

Laughing at “normality”: Gerd Brantenberg’s Egalias døtre in translation
Luise von Flotow, Ida Hove Solberg and Enora Lessinger

Adrienn Gulyás
Lexical creativity and humor in translation: On Rabelais’ linguistic genius and the difficulties in translating his works

How to (mis)use language: humor, creativity and lexical creation in Rikki Ducornet’s The Stain, The Fountains of Neptune and Phosphor in Dreamland
Elodie Trolé


English Acronyms in Indonesian School Events
Rio Rini Diah Moehkardi

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Page Updated: 04-Sep-2021