Sullivan's "show"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 17 02:13:33 UTC 2008

Yes, you're probably right.

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On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 4:05 PM,  <RonButters at> wrote:
> In a message dated 4/16/08 3:31:18 PM, thnidu at GMAIL.COM writes:
>  > I don't think that was a general raising for Sullivan.
>  Not so much a raising as a fronting, I think, though there are surely sound
>  recordings around that could be analyzed definitively. He wasn't really saying
>  "shoe"--people just describe it that way if it sounds unusual and they don't
>  know what else to write.

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