[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Re: "Gaslight" as a verb only five decades old

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 11 23:16:44 EST 2017

WB:  <gaslighted> 'gaslit':  << Gaslighted: Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy
vs. Aloysius Pendergas; a 2014 novel starring Slappy the Dummy and Aloysius
Pendergast by RL Stine and Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. >> Wp

WB: Example of psychological warfare (no mention of <gaslight> AFAIK): "36
Hours" (1965 film).
<< 36 Hours is a 1965 American suspense film, based on the short story
"Beware of the Dog" by Roald Dahl. The picture stars James Garner, Eva
Marie Saint, and Rod Taylor and was directed by George Seaton. On June 2,
1944, a German army doctor tries to obtain vital information from an
American military intelligence officer by convincing him that it is 1950
and World War II is long over. >> Wp

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