[Ads-l] Heard: "allege" > _allegate_

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Thu Mar 2 12:19:56 EST 2017


Wasn't that Pogo?

Joel


      From: Stephen Goranson <goranson at DUKE.EDU>
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Didn't "Amos and Andy" also use the related "allegator"?

Stephen

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Steve Wilkos Show:

Q. What other allegations were there?

A. Well, she also _allegated_ that I took our children out and buried them
in a ditch,              then dug them up, again.

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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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