today's verbing

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 4 14:12:22 UTC 2008

tick... tick.... tick.... GROAN

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> At 3/3/2008 10:13 AM, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
>  >caught on NPR's Morning Edition today, Col. Michael McBride talking
>  >about the city of Samarra:
>  >
>  >... we're going to close everything down, we're going to curfew the
>  >city, we're going to punish the entirety of the population.
>  I've just been notified about the cancellation of my appointment.

Mark Mandel

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