[Ads-l] The end is near: "substitute for" replaces "replace with"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 11 21:15:23 EDT 2016


In a blog post on "Medium" (
https://medium.com/@Boo_Radley/dear-bernie-thanks-but-im-done-6c6bc6e23993),
someone who signs themself as "Boo Radley" (*To Kill a Mockingbird*) wrote:

>>>>>
I’m not sure I’ve ever been more disappointed in a politician than I’ve
become with Bernie Sanders. He was My Guy in the beginning. I really wanted
him to be the real deal. I hoped for a year, that he would substitute
sloganeering for actionable plans, and unfortunately I’m still waiting.
<<<<<

Mark Mandel

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