Bogarting, the real story?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jul 14 13:47:51 UTC 2009

At 7/14/2009 08:44 AM, ronbutters at AOL.COM wrote:
>I have never heard the verb "Bogart" used with
>respect to "hogging" in any nonsmoking context.
>Maybe it does so occur--one would expect to hear
>it in the context of pie or cake or turn-taking
>in general if S's explanation is more than an
>occasional novice  pot-smoker's naïve mistake.

You may not have heard it, but you've read it in
the NY Times, as reported by me, here, recently.


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