Watch these clips from the Ellen show. Notice how a simple change in words, or language creates some very interesting quandaries. Please watch the videos and answer the following questions:
- As we strive for more and more technology, what makes these clips funny?
- What element in language makes the communication ineffective?
- What elements of the reading from this week could you apply to explain the communication you have seen in the clips?
- CLIP One
Search Auto Correct Not So Correct, The Ellen Show
- CLIP Two
Search These Thumbsies Are Pretty Clumsy, The Ellen Show
- CLIP Three
Search These Clumsy Thumbsy: On Erection, The Ellen Show
- CLIP Four
Search Clumsy Thumbsy: Has Your Package Aroused?, The Ellen Show