Douglas G. Wilson
douglas at NB.NET
Thu May 13 01:58:14 UTC 2004
>I just heard on NPR, in a spontaneous and unrehursed interview the word
>sancture. Is this a fusion of sanction and censure?
I think probably it is. Here is part of an exchange from Usenet (1996):
> >>I want you to know that your forgeries are serious offenses that may
> >>sancture at your school.
> > ^^^^^^^^^
> In article <4o0c2p$rs7 at paper.toledolink.com>,
> cmort at nwohio.com (Chris Morton) says:
> >Leave it to Kenny to combine "sanction" and "censure" into one
word.... ; )
> I don't believe I f*cked up like that.
> "Censure", folks. I guess I was thinking of both words at the same time.
-- Doug Wilson
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