went walkabout

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Wed Jun 24 19:54:32 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Laurence Horn<laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
> I wonder if "go walkabout" (or "hike the Appalachian Trail") will now
> become established as a euphemism:

The latter was suggested by a Talking Points Memo reader yesterday,
before the full story emerged:


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