Only Who Can Prevent Forest Fires?

I watched this episode of The Simpsons yesterday. Linguists should enjoy this quote. 🙂

Only who can prevent forest fires? You pressed ‘you,’ referring to me. That is incorrect. The correct answer is ‘you.’

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2 responses to “Only Who Can Prevent Forest Fires?

  1. http://heideas.blogspot.com/

    More linguistics-related jokes from The Simpsons.

  2. Great example of deictic humor.

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