Obamamatopoeia - The English language, Obamafied.

In summary, the conversation discusses the concept of "Obamafying" words and phrases, as well as the creation of new words such as "Baraccoli" and using "Obama" as a direction. The conversation also briefly mentions the use of "Smurf" language.
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...We present the unabridged Encyclopedia Baracktannica, a list of words that have been Obamafied by Slate [continued]
http://www.slate.com/id/2184502/

He is a true Obamenon [(c)2008 Ivan Seeking]. But here's my favorite:

Baraccoli
Essential part of the diet of an Obama supporter

Flukey or Spooky? :biggrin:
 
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So he's a smurf?
 
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Poop-Loops said:
So he's a smurf?

Huh?
 
  • #4
It's how smurfs talk. Replace random verbs with "Smurf". If you don't get it, nevermind, it's not that big of a deal.
 
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Ah, I see. That's okay, the copyright was just joke as well. :biggrin:
 

1. What is Obamamatopoeia?

Obamamatopoeia is a term used to describe the use of words or phrases that mimic the sound of President Barack Obama's voice or speech patterns.

2. How is the English language "Obamafied"?

The English language is "Obamafied" through the use of words or phrases that are associated with President Obama and his presidency. This can include his signature phrases, such as "Yes We Can" and "Hope and Change."

3. Who coined the term Obamamatopoeia?

The term Obamamatopoeia was first introduced by linguist and author, Geoffrey Pullum, in an article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2008.

4. What is the purpose of Obamamatopoeia?

The purpose of Obamamatopoeia is to highlight the unique language and speech patterns of President Obama and to capture the essence of his communication style.

5. Has Obamamatopoeia had an impact on the English language?

While Obamamatopoeia has not had a significant impact on the English language as a whole, it has become a popular term used in linguistics and political discourse to describe the language associated with President Obama.

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