more seat-of-the-pants etymology for our delectation

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Nov 17 18:19:25 UTC 2008

At 11/17/2008 10:47 AM, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>To be fair to Mr. Blount, he does know how to open a dictionary, and
>in fact has served on the American Heritage Dictionary usage panel
>(alongside our own Mr. Horn, if I'm not mistaken?).

And as a frequent panelist on NPR's "Wait! Wait! Don't Tell Me!"


The American Dialect Society -

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