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

Doug Harris cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET
Fri Jul 4 14:02:13 UTC 2008

You're undoubtedly correct, Marc.
You're 4th of J present is a matching twosome of shays.

From: Marc Velasco
Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2008 10:25 PM

what else do you call the contributions of commentators?

commenters comment.

commentators must do something else.

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 6:28 PM, Doug Harris <cats22 at frontiernet.netwrote:

That explanation works fine for the previous example, but it hardly
accountsfor this one -- heard this afternoon on PBS's "The Talk of the
I am imaging the speaker to be 'middle aged' and 'southern' and NOT a
'person of color', judging by her voice. She was responding to a comment
regarding the use of the term 'guard' instead of 'correction officer' for
people who watch other people in prison.
That, she said, "is lovely of those lovely commentations made by people."

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