the "pimp" chronicles

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Feb 12 18:37:22 UTC 2008

There's much buzz about MSNBC's suspension of anchor David Shuster for
suggesting that the Clinton campaign had "pimped out" Chelsea Clinton.
Among the more informed commentary:
("A History of Pimping" by Jesse Sheidlower)
(article quoting Jesse, Barry Popik, and Univ of Chicago's Michael Silverstein)

--Ben Zimmer

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