Heard on The Judges: "hit on [someone]" = suggest to [someone]"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 5 17:28:31 UTC 2009

Forty-ish, white male speaker:

"She [my second wife] _hit on me_ several times, your honor, [saying,]
'Wouldn't it be better for us, if [your son] Tristan wasn't always

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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

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