ADS-L Digest - 22 May 2008 to 23 May 2008 (#2008-145)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat May 24 14:01:19 UTC 2008

At 1:53 AM -0400 5/24/08, Your Name wrote:
>1919 _Syracuse (N.Y.) Herald_ 12 Aug. 8/3 If you think the life of  a
>movie star is all sunshine and flowers you've got another  thing
>I grew up in Syracuse, NY; and the newspaper there never got *anything*
>Actually, right there in Syracuse and environs, I often heard, "You've got
>another think coming."  I never once heard

My only question is how could you tell (for the spoken version)? The
vector for reanalysis would be that precise construction, which could
be heard either way.  Newspaper renderings would be another story, of


>(nor read in the newspaper),
>"You've got another thing coming."

The American Dialect Society -

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