Hurricane Sandy

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 29 04:18:37 UTC 2012

"Storm-surge" is now "water-rise." _Water-rise_ seems to be a very
recent coinage, since the Weather Channel has been continually
explaining its meaning, - "storm-surge" - for the past couple of days.

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

The American Dialect Society -

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