[Ads-l] Just heard on a reality show:

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 14 00:34:56 UTC 2015


> On May 13, 2015, at 8:30 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> On May 13, 2015 1:42 PM, "Laurence Horn" <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
> 
>> No worse than introducing one's spouse as "my first husband" or "my
> first wife" as the case may be...
> 
> Which is the analogy I use to (try to) explain to evangelists why I don't
> call the Tanakh, aka Hebrew Bible, the "Old Testament".
> 
Retronym is as retronym does.

LH

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