[Ads-l] "Strategery" Not in OED

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jan 20 14:02:58 EST 2017


> On Jan 20, 2017, at 1:57 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU> wrote:
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> The satirical word "strategery," introduced by Will Ferrell on Saturday Night Live in 2000, is not in the OED.  It gets 245,000 hits when I search Google.
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> Fred Shapiro
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Well, 210 actual hits.  Still a bunch, but not that huge a number.  Those “about n results” estimates at the top of each page are still consistently off by a factor of hundreds or thousands.

LH
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