Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Feb 26 14:57:55 UTC 2008

At 6:21 AM -0600 2/26/08, Barbara Need wrote:
>Apparently George Will described Hillary Clinton's chances to win as
>"Huckabeean", which was defined by Eric Zorn in today's Chicago
>Tribune as a "synonym of delusional optimism, a refusal to surrender
>that's gone from tenacious to foolish."

When I saw the subject line, I was thinking of a different term,
"Huckabeen", on the model of "hasbean".  But I do like "Huckabeean",
with its evocation of "Maccabeean" and thus the idea of counting on a


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