[Ads-l] cowardless

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 17 14:30:40 EDT 2016


Or perhaps a blend of “cowardly” and “cowardice”, which is why it doesn’t sound so bad.

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

> On 17 May 2016, at 11:25, Cohen, Gerald Leonard <gcohen at MST.EDU> wrote:
> 
> Looks like a lexical blend: "cowardly" + "gutless".
> 
> Gerald Cohen
> ________________________________________
> Original message from Jonathan Lighter [wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM], Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:24 PM:
> 
> Means 'cowardly' to someone, prob. infl. by "cowardice."
> 
> CNN plays a death threat phoned in to a Democratic party official calling her a
> "cowardless piece of shit."
> 
> The caller sounds sober, btw.
> 
> Seemingly many raw Google hits.

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