GOLD! The academic linguistics of LOLspeak December 17, 2011 by Kate Carruthers HT to @jim_croft and thanks to Boing Boing. BTW this bears out my notion that Why LOLcats are important. I can has language play: Construction of Language and Identity in LOLspeak from Lauren Gawne on Vimeo. Related Postshappy Caturday with Teddy Bear the porcupineCombining cats and cake: somewhere in the world it is National Chocolate Cake Day!Existential Caturdaycake and cats – why not? #caturday #cakedaySOPA and similar legislation will destroy LOLcats – Ceiling Cat plz save us!awwww so cute – raven playing fetch – perfect for Caturday Share This!