the liga weekly, 05.11

the liga guadalupe

This edition of the Liga Weekly is dedicated to one of the most-used words in the English language: “o.k.” Depending on inflection and context, it can have a number of different meanings or connotations. These shades of meaning can be lost when communicating across languages, but the general meaning of the word “o.k.” is almost universally understood; in fact, it has been assimilated as a “loan word” in a number of languages.

The word itself is not that old, but its exact origin is a matter of some debate. We will touch on two of the prevailing theories in this post, as part of an introduction to the new graphic for the 2011 Liga Guadalupe team, Elvis Ate America.

Oh, and also the numbers for the FAABulous prize$ for week 11.

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zw3.02: pulchritudinous pandas

Intrepid journalist Hank Talbot continues his exposé of the disturbing political agenda behind the zoo world facebook propaganda blitz.

After some preliminary analysis of the ad’s text, some in-depth examination of the text in the graphic, and a comparative look at two live-show strip clubs, we’re ready to delve deeper into the politics behind the pulchritudinous pandas ad.

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