[Ads-l] "lands and sticks"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 28 15:17:55 UTC 2015


> On May 28, 2015, at 11:09 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> In the New York Magazine issue of April 6, the Approval Matrix had the
> following item:
> 
> Tracee Chimo lands and sticks four different characters in The Heidi
> Chronicles.
> 
> I have never seen the phrase, which I take to come from gymnastics, used in
> this kind of context before.
> 
I'm familiar with "stick the landing" used metaphorically, but not "lands and sticks".  Guess it's a short step (or vault) from the former to the latter.

LH

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