[Ads-l] "Leaders _incent_ people."

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 7 18:05:33 UTC 2015


> On Sep 5, 2015, at 7:20 PM, Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
> 
> Today, leaders incense me.

Not to mention priests.

LH
> 
>      From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
> Sent: Saturday, September 5, 2015 4:51 PM
> Subject: [ADS-L] "Leaders _incent_ people."
> 
> "Incentivize" is too long, I reckon.
> 
> My first encounter, but there are 864,000 raw hits and it's been recognized
> by M-W.
> 
> Behind the curve, as usual. Part of the ageing process, no doubt.
> 
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> -Wilson
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