[Ads-l] "... she _broadcasted_ herself ..."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 13 22:53:05 UTC 2015

In today's NYT Online.

This is only the second time that I've ever seen the -ed version in my life
and, with any luck, I won't live long enough to see it, again. It gets
6,700,000 raw hits vs, 276,000,000 for the standard form.

_broadcasted_ can be Googled back to 1793, but I don't care. :-(

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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