[Ads-l] pundits [pundents]

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 12 22:22:04 UTC 2015


If it were, wouldn't it be pendancy (no t)?

DanG

On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 4:41 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

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> Trump likes to wear his pendantcy / punditness up front and visible.
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> Joel
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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
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> >> 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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