"congressional meat-puppet"..........!

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 1 01:50:28 UTC 2009


I've never seen the term "meat puppet".  How useful can it be if folks don't know what it means.  There is no such thing as a "meat puppet".  I think from the word puppet alone we get the jist.


Tom Zurinskas, USA - CT20, TN3, NJ33, FL5+
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> Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 16:01:19 -0400
> From: laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
> Subject: Re: "congressional meat-puppet"..........!
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
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> Sender: American Dialect Society
> Poster: Laurence Horn
> Subject: Re: "congressional meat-puppet"..........!
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> At 3:55 PM -0400 7/31/09, Alison Murie wrote:
>>Thanks to all. I can see this is a very useful term, especially in
>>this time when venality seems to be the ruling principle in congress.
>>AM
>>
> as opposed, one wonders, to when?
>
> LH
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