[Ads-l] to truth-tell

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Sun Jun 25 16:21:56 EDT 2017

I think this could be some sort of malapropism. He was angling for
"fact-check", couldn't find it, and because it has something to do with
truth, produced "truth-tell".



On 6/24/17 3:19 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> David Carr, NY Times, on _All the President's Men Revisited_ (MSNBC) 2013:
> "We can truth-tell them in real time. When they say something, we can be
> Googling what they're saying."
> JL

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