WOTY nominee: Salahi, v.

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 10 19:09:26 UTC 2009

I've heard it as a variant "pull a Salahi"--doesn't quite have the same
ring to it, but fits better with a historical list of such constructs.


Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
> I already had this eponym on my WOTY nominee list ("_Salahi_, v.: to
> gate-crash an official event") having seen it in a few places...
> http://www.politico.com/click/stories/0912/washingtons_newest_verb_salahi.html
> --Ben Zimmer

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