[Ads-l] paranoiac

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 28 19:38:33 EDT 2017


The New York Times is ON IT.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/28/health/paranoiac-scaramucci-word-history.html
Scaramucci Did Not Invent the Word ‘Paranoiac’


On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 3:33 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lord have mercy. :-(
>
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> >
> wrote:
>
> > John King, CNN, commenting on Tony the Mooch's description of Reince
> > Priebus as a "paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac."
> >
> > "I don't think that's a word, 'paranoiac.'"
> >
> >
>

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