to "effort" = to make an effort toward resolving one's differences with

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Feb 21 13:59:02 UTC 2005

Breaking News !

Just moments ago, "Fox & Friends" carried a segment about secret talks being held between the U.S. military and "nationalist insurgents" in Iraq.  The caption read "EFFORTING THE ENEMY."  At first I thought it was "Effecting," which at least has undergraduate sanction behind it.  But no, it was "EFFORTING THE ENEMY."

A Google search turned up well over a thousand exx. of "efforting."


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