[Ads-l] presser "press conference"

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 18 12:11:03 EST 2017


Barry Popik has an entry with examples for both "presser" and "newser" back
to 1994.

http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/presser

On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Around for some years.
>
> However, "newser" 'news conference,' heard just this week, seems like a
> novelty to me.
>
> JL
>
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 9:56 AM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > CNN headline: <a href="
> > http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017/02/16/trump-
> > press-conference-jake-tapper-unhinged.cnn/video/playlists/
> > donald-trump-press-conference-2-16-17/">Tapper:
> > Trump's presser was unhinged</a>
> >
> > CNN's Jake Tapper discusses President Trump's press conference where he
> >  introduced his new labor secretary nominee and took extensive questions
> > from the press.
> >
> > "It was unhinged. It was wild."
> >
> > (I thought it was about his clothes. No, it's "press conference", a new
> one
> > on me.)
> >
> >
>

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