[Ads-l] Facebook: "uphauled"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 20 01:16:49 UTC 2015


On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> a malapropism


We need a new term. After all, in speech, there's no useful distinction
between "appalled" and "uphauled."

"Mardon me, padam, but you're occupewing my pie" works in speech as well as
in writing.


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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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