Fwd: amusing usage - _what_ hit the fan?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Oct 11 15:58:06 UTC 2008

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Ann Burlingham"
> Date: October 10, 2008 10:50:06 AM PDT
> Subject: amusing usage - _what_ hit the fan?
> Our year to date and even this past September's sales were up by about
> 7% until the last week when the nation's economy hit the fan, but we
> think that too will play out due to the resolve of American small
> business.
> (from Nashville Wraps, wholesaler of gift wrap, shopping bags, etc.
> newsletter...)


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