[Ads-l] in honor of Jon and Wilson

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 31 21:49:11 UTC 2015

SOTA of the day (because it appears in the Paper of Record, and in an opera review, no less):  "Cortez tries another tact"

From the print version of the article:

But the brazen imagery powerfully conveys the theme of the opera and the director’s take on religious, cultural and national conflicts. In one episode, Cortez tries another tact and forces Montezuma into sex games. Trying to get herself (and Mexico?) out of this crisis, she endures this at first, before turning on Cortez with the aid of her sisterly comrades (Susanna Andersson and Marie-Ange Todorovitch).

(The online version--


--makes the appropriate correction.)

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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