Ben Zimmer in Wall Street Journal

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Sun Oct 6 18:24:01 UTC 2013

I just noticed that Ben Zimmer has a column in the Wall Street Journal (Sat./Sun., Oct. 5-6, Review Section, p. C6, col. 1): "As Planes Dived, 'Death Spiral' Soared." A sub-heading adds: "By the Late 1920s, the Phrase Was Picked Up By European Figure-Skaters."

Nice going, Ben.

Gerald Cohen

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