Absolute Use of "Personal"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Sep 22 22:40:58 UTC 2012

Shouldn't the OED have a subentry for the absolute use of the adjective "personal"?  This is used also in the phrase "the personal is political."

Fred Shapiro

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