[Ads-l] pundits [pundents]

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Sat Dec 12 05:20:07 UTC 2015


Or "pedants"?

On 12/11/2015 11:57 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
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> Influenced by "pendants"? =20
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> LH
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>> On Dec 11, 2015, at 10:49 AM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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>> I take it you're talking about this charming woman?
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>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
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>>> A Trumpite clearly said "pundint" on CNN this morning, but I was =
> going to
>>> ignore it as insignificant.
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>>> Never heard it before.
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>>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 12:50 PM, Neal Whitman wrote:
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>>>> Me too.
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>>>> On Dec 10, 2015, at 12:23 PM, W Brewer wrote:
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>>>>> Keep hearing <pundits> being pronounced [pundents]. Not just Trump =
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>>>>> followers.
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