1. Despite reading those Faulkner links, I don’t understand how the apostrophe-free contractions in McCarthy are Eye Dialect. What does the apostrophe’s absence tell us about a word’s pronunciation? This isn’t as clear as say, “fir” for “for,” and “wouldnay” for “wouldn’t.”

  2. I saw Idiocracy last weekend – one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a long time. Fox News is aptly described in the movie, maybe that’s why Fox dumped it.

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