gives good camera

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Jul 27 19:08:27 UTC 2008

>From Fox News's _The Cost of Freedom_ yesterday: "This man gives good camera. He's the media's dream date. Obama..."
Is it only the elderly who find this idiom (see HDAS s.v. "give") just a wee bit unseemly for daytime TV?

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