[Ads-l] slated = 'expected'

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 5 16:23:05 UTC 2015


Are you sure the commercial wasn't sponsored by God, or maybe the Norns or Moirai?

LH


> On Mar 5, 2015, at 2:54 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> According to a TV commercial,
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> "For the first time American kids are slated to live a shorter life span
> than their parents."
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> JL
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