James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Wed Jun 6 17:23:22 UTC 2001

Seems I've heard it used in football commentary, but
can't recall any details.

--- "Peter A. McGraw" <pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU> wrote:
> Two nights ago I was watching the local Portland
> (OR) TV news and there was
> one of the usual traffic accident reports.
> According to the anchor, a car
> "ran a red light and T-boned into a Tri-Met bus."
> Unfortunately they
> didn't manage to get their "sky-cam" there in time
> (drat!) to show an
> aerial view of the scene, so I can only infer that
> she meant the car plowed
> into the middle of the bus at a right angle so that
> the two vehicles formed
> a T.
> I swear I've never heard this (or any other verbal)
> use of "T-bone" before.
> Have I just led a sheltered life, or is this a new
> usage?
> Peter Mc.
>                                Peter A. McGraw
>                    Linfield College   *
> McMinnville, OR
>                             pmcgraw at linfield.edu

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