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Is the word "lurn" in the phrase "It's time to lurn together" just an intentional misspelling of "learn" or does it have another meaning here?

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T-Shirt with phrase 'It's time to lurn together'

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"Learn" is this context is intentionally misspelled to add humor to the context. It shows that they have much left to learn since they misspelled the word "learn" itself.

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Most people familiar with the language would recognise that lurn is not an English word.

                     It's time to lurn together...

..in one-word, it's being enter image description here.

Incidentally, if you google "lurn", you get a result similar to "learn.

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I think "lurn" is an intentional misspelling of "learn".

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    It isn't slang, just an intentional misspelling, as you say.
    – TRomano
    Apr 2, 2015 at 13:35
  • Lets call it "Internet slang" then :). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_slang
    – thelogix
    Apr 2, 2015 at 14:12
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    Link us to an example of "lurn" as "internet slang", please. If you'll do that I can upvote.
    – user98990
    Apr 2, 2015 at 14:22
  • @LittleEva, i can't, but knowyourmeme.com/memes/internet-slang explicitly lists "intentional misspellings". And we see examples all the time, with famous misspellings like "Teh", "Can i haz sum cheezburgers" or "dat gurl". I think "lurn" for "learn" is excactly in this category.
    – thelogix
    Apr 2, 2015 at 14:50
  • You may be correct, then again, "lurn" may be more "T-shirt" slang then internet slang.
    – user98990
    Apr 2, 2015 at 14:56

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