[Ads-l] presser "press conference"

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Feb 21 11:42:10 EST 2017


Newser:

_Detroit Free Press_ 6 Mar 1990 p D-1 col 1

"You apparently react only to Bob's behavior at courtside or post-game newsers where he fields questions about the game from legitimate people and 'cute' ones such as yourself."


> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Ben Zimmer
> Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:11 AM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: presser "press conference"
> 
> 
> 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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