[Ads-l] Side hustle

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 3 20:17:32 EDT 2017


See HDAS 2 for "hustle."

JL

On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 2:54 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> > On Aug 3, 2017, at 7:21 AM, Marc Sacks <msacksg at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> > As an aside on the side-hustle, and as yet another example of how
> meanings
> > recently acquired can change the meaning of older text, when I looked at
> > the Merriam-Webster reference I had to look twice at "two of Pepsi-Cola’s
> > crack salesmen" before recognizing that this was not about a side hustle
> > for Pepsi.
>
> Ah, where’s prosody when you need it?
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 3:28 AM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
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> >> Subject:      Side hustle
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> >> Apparently MW also noticed the Uber radio ads that tout Uber as "the
> >> ultimate side hustle".
> >>
> >> https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/words-were-
> >> watching-side-hustle
> >>
> >> It's odd to me that the crossover of hustle & hustler from AAE to common
> >> vernacular isn't highlighed, although implied. The Hustler (1961) is a
> >> gimme. It's likely both were already in wide use in the 1950s. I haven't
> >> looked that closely.
> >>
> >> VS-)
> >>
> >> VS-)
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