prejudice, v. (as stupidism)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Jan 31 17:38:28 UTC 2005

Good suggestion, George.  But the bigger question is, "Why didn't he say it?"

Lapsus linguae ?  Or something far more sinister ?



George Thompson <george.thompson at NYU.EDU> wrote:
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Perhaps he meant to say "prejudge"?


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jonathan Lighter
Date: Monday, January 31, 2005 7:53 am
Subject: prejudice, v. (as stupidism)

> Fox & Friends, Jan. 31, 2005 :
> "If you have a jury of older people, who believe in family values,
> who are Christians, who have children, they're going to prejudice
> Jackson from the start."
> What the attorney means is, they'll be prejudiced against Jackson
> from the start.
> JL
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