"the listening-to of Christmas music"

Scott harview at MONTANA.COM
Tue Dec 9 04:04:38 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 10:15:47PM -0500, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 12/8/2008 09:21 PM, Scott wrote:
>> So does "the dancing-around of the
>> solsticial bonfire"....
> Gee -- who did the dancing, the people around it or the bonfire?  :-)

If you dance fast enough, it really is hard to tell....

Okay, "around-dancing". Bad example, just seasonally overwhelmed.

Scott Swanson

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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