[Ads-l] Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Nov 18 20:29:48 UTC 2014


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"The deceased became belligerent."

>From incident report when Officer Derren Wilson shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

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> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Shapiro, Fred
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:55 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
> Subject:      Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014
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> It's November 11 and I still don't have 10 quotations that I consider
> to be=  suitable for my annual list, run by the Associated Press, of
> the top 10 mo= st notable quotations of the year.  By =93notable=94 I
> mean =93important=94=  or =93famous=94 or =93particularly revealing of
> the spirit of our times=94=  rather than necessarily being eloquent or
> admirable.  So I am renewing my = plea for suggestions of notable
> quotations from 2014, particularly ones fro= m politics or popular
> culture or entertainment or sports or business or tec= hnology.=0A=
> =0A= Fred Shapiro=0A=
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