"atmospheric," n.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 27 16:56:33 UTC 2010

"An element in the climate of political opinion."

CNN's Cindy Crowley this morning referred to a poll number that was "not the
sort of atmospheric that Democrats like." (A close paraphrase.)

Cf., of course, "statistic."


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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