[Ads-l] generalistic, adj.

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 11 11:12:33 EDT 2016


Clinton 95, Trump 88??

DanG

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 7:41 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hillary Clinton ventured yesterday to be "grossly generalistic."
>
> Not in OED.
>
> 'Generalizing or sweeping in one's appraisal.'
>
> This prompts me to invent "generalistics," n., meaning 'general situation
> or condition.'
>
> JL
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