Heard on The Judges: "exuded" = "told"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 2 14:03:24 UTC 2008

Black, twenty-ish, black, male speaker:

"She _exuded_ to me that she was a ex-stripper."

I'm fairly certain that this is another nonce use pulled out of the
speaker's ass, like unto the recently-discussed use of "articulated"
by Sean Combs. That is, he was attempting to speak to impress. That's
one of the things that "Amos & Andy" got right.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
 -Sam'l Clemens

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

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