Michael Sheehan wordmall at AOL.COM
Thu Nov 1 12:24:22 UTC 2012

An onscreen headline on CNN a few minutes ago read, "USC Schooting." I assume that it was a typo, but it could be construed as a new blend combining "school" and "shooting." It's unfortunate, but such incidents happen with some frequency, and a compact word would be convenient.

Michael Sheehan

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