Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 21 15:45:04 UTC 2009

As Jesse pointed out to me, the reference to him in the message I
sent out last night shouldn't have been one; it should have been a
reference to Fred.  Just goes to show, in the dark all lexicographers
are equally colorful.


At 12:09 AM -0500 12/21/09, Laurence Horn wrote:
>Not only did the last NYT of the double-aughts feature the annual
>Week in Review cover piece by Grant and the companion article on p. 3
>citing Jesse, but I happened to open up the Metropolitan section at
>random and there on p. 11 someone asks the F.Y.I. column (written by
>Michael Pollak) the origin of "rush hour", and for his answer he
>turns to...Barry Popik!
>http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/20/nyregion/20fyi.html (last item)
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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