to "trope"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jun 22 01:56:05 UTC 2009

At 6/21/2009 09:37 PM, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>I used an ad-hoc intransitive in the title of a 2007 Language Log
>post, "Stop him before he tropes again" (about Al Gore and the "crisis
>= danger + opportunity" trope):

 From today's New York Times Book Review, page 11, col. 3:

"Jack Morin's simple but brilliant sexual equation -- Attraction +
Obstacles = Excitement.


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