box set

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Thu Jan 31 01:34:07 UTC 2002

On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Lynne Murphy wrote:

#--On Wednesday, January 30, 2002 3:21 pm -0500 Mark A Mandel
#<mam at THEWORLD.COM> wrote:
#> I see references to "box sets" of books and CDs rather than the "boxed
#> sets" I'm used to, and likewise "bottle water" instead of "bottled
#> water".
#> Did we discuss this construction here some time ago?
#I could have sworn that we'd discussed 'ice tea' and 'ice cream', but I
#can't find that on the archives.

*That's* what I was thinking of! And if two of us think so, then we
probably did.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguist at Large

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