GIST (was: Linguist)

Brian Hitchcock brianhi at SKECHERS.COM
Thu Jan 6 19:31:31 UTC 2011

I noticed that the description of the military job "linguist" included GIST
as a verb (presumably, to extract the gist of [something]?).

I had not seen it used that way, and don't see that usage listed in
dictionaries I have handy.  Comments?

Brian Hitchcock

Manhattan Beach, CA

The American Dialect Society -

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