[Ads-l] WOTY candidate

Susan G Yerkes susanyerkes at UTEXAS.EDU
Wed Aug 30 11:51:59 EDT 2017


How about that geo-physics term, the "rhombus of relativity" ?

On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> How about "cone of uncertainty"?
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> Originally a mystery flavor at Baskin-Robbins.
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> JL
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> On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 3:56 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > Since nobody else has nominated it:
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> > Path of totality
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> > (OK, it=E2=80=99s a noun phrase, but we=E2=80=99ve had less wordy words
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> n the past=E2=80=94if
> > =E2=80=9CMother of all ___=E2=80=9D can be a word, so can =E2=80=9Cpath
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> f totality=E2=80=9D.)
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