[Ads-l] lowding

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 17 13:25:35 UTC 2016


Maybe she was using the Latin pronunciation.

That explains it.

JL

On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 7:18 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > On Jan 16, 2016, at 5:21 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> =
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> > A CNN anchor not yet cited here says that "Democrats are lowding the =
> [Iran]
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> > It must be like saying something complementary very loud.
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> ...while Republicans are Lawding it.  (saying Lawdy Lawdy in an even =
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