[Ads-l] non-count "reveal"

Margaret E. Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Sun Sep 4 15:19:33 EDT 2016


A chance to find out what kind of bun, I suppose...


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MARGARET E WINTERS
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Wayne State University
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A new view of "A bun in the oven"?

Joel


      From: Margaret E. Winters <mewinters at WAYNE.EDU>
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Also now used, at least on TV (a Cooking Channel show on choosing the perfect cake), for finding out the sex of a baby in the womb.


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MARGARET E WINTERS
On Leave
Office of the Provost
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu



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From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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That's old stuff.

The novelty is that it's non-count.

JL

On Sat, Sep 3, 2016 at 12:29 PM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Influenced, I'm sure, by the "big reveal", a feature of every make-over
> reality show.
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> CNN: "in the light of more reveal from the FBI."
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> JL
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