[Ads-l] "Come on"

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Mon Oct 17 08:50:00 EDT 2016


I merely meant to call attention to the transcription in reputable newspapers as "come on" of what I heard as "c'mon".  Unfortunately I wasn't able to verify because I couldn't find a video containing that excerpt.   (Google showed that some newspapers did use "c'mon".)


Joel

      From: Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM>
 To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
 Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 3:50 PM
 Subject: Re: [ADS-L] "Come on"
   
"C'mon Man!" is also a running feature in ESPN's NFL coverage.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_jE9DNWxDHE0b-w2rHyn0g

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 3:45 PM, Benjamin Barrett <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> The expression caught on so well, that you can find it by Googling for
>
> come on man Obama
>
> http://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/10/14/obama-
> against-trumps-working-class-claims-sot-ath.cnn
>
> Wiktionary: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/come_on#Interjection <
> https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/come_on#Interjection>
>
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>
> > On 15 Oct 2016, at 12:14, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> >
> > The NY Times and several other media outlets report that in his speech
> in Cleveland on Friday President Obama said of Donald T---p:  "And then
> suddenly, he's going to be the champion of working people?  Come  on.  Come
> on, man."
> >
> > C'mon!
> >
> > (I haven't been able to find an audio for verification, as they say.)
>
>

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