"inpert" (n.; & occasional, unrelated v.) -- not in OED

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 12 20:56:46 UTC 2011

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> quoted:
>> To quote, "An inpert, unlike an expert, hasn't been tamed and trained
>> and taught how it must be done. ... (Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong might
>> be considered an inpert.) ...

"Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong might be considered an inpert."

As might Adolf Hitler.

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

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