Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sat Jul 12 16:15:27 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 07:07:24AM -0700, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Not in OED.
> From  Wakipedia, "Sanhedrin Trial of Jesus": "Repeatedly the New Testament states that Jesus' followers fell down and worshipped him -- live, in his presence."
> I.e., "present in physical actuality" with no implied contrast to "electronically recorded."

We do have a draft entry that sort of covers this, at least the definition
does, though most of the quotations are in the context of radio or
television broadcasts. Older citations in other contexts would be
appreciated, though.

Jesse Sheidlower

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