Wednesday 10 December: "Day Without a Gay"

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Dec 9 20:57:53 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 3:53 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:
> Some are harder to contexualize than others:  "call in gasless"?

That was from the days of high gas prices. Same with "call in empty".

--Ben Zimmer

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