sweet talk

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 4 16:30:30 UTC 2010

No transcript on the page, but watch the video for "boyfriend" comments.
At some point he says "[She is] devil _reincarnate_".


Shockingly, a direct Google search finds nearly twice as many raw hits
for devil-reincarnate as for devil-incarnate (500K vs. 250K). But deeper
check reveals that almost all of them after the first 20 are spurious.
Changing the search to "exact" string "devil reincarnate", reduces the
raw number to about 1400, actually showing 475. Similar "devil
incarnate" gets 140K, actually showing 745.

OED and other dictionaries /do/ have an entry for "reincarnate, adj."


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

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