"Carmageddon" (B. Popik website)

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Fri Jul 15 00:11:08 UTC 2011

Ben Zimmer has just drawn my attention to Arnold Zwicky's blog, with its
additional mention of "karmageddon":

http://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/07/14/for-the-angelenos/ <http://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/07/14/for-the-angelenos/>  
G. Cohen


Original message, Thu 7/14/2011 4:36 PM:

Hi all,

   Not to forget the following excellent website and its treatment of "carmageddon"/"carpocalypse":


Barry also notifies me: that he made  five entries yesterday, including an earlier "Fanny May" in the
1938 Wall Street Journal. (Ben Zimmer posted a cite in 2008).  Barry comments:  "The Google
News version was garbled and I hope I have that right."

G. Cohen

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