[Ads-l] I want to coin "blizzicane"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 28 16:25:11 UTC 2015


and urbandictionary has it from Feb. 23, 2010, courtesy of SCA12345, who may or may not have legal representation

LH


On Jan 28, 2015, at 10:58 AM, Amy West wrote:

> On 1/28/15 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
>> Date:    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:06:50 -0500
>> From:    "Joel S. Berson"<Berson at ATT.NET>
>> Subject: I want to coin "blizzicane"
>> 
>> "Blizzicane" -- "A storm that qualifies both as a blizzard and as a hurricane."
> A friend up in Swampscott used this term in a FB posting yesterday, so you'll have to duke it out with her for claim rights. And she's a lawyer, so I'm betting on her. . .
> 
> ---Amy West
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