[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" (
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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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