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

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 3 10:35:19 EST 2017


Just to be sure that the thread remains enjoyable, I should make it clear
that the person who used _allegate_ and the creep trying to snow the court
with his "erudition" were *not* the same person.

The "allegator" was speaking completely spontaneously.


On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Margaret Winters <mewinters at wayne.edu>
wrote:

> So true - I stand corrected.  Or - I appreciate the correct.
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> MARGARET E WINTERS
> Professor Emerita
> French and Linguistics
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI  48202
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> mewinters at wayne.edu
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> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Mark
> Mandel <thnidu at GMAIL.COM>
> Sent: Thursday, March 2, 2017 11:48 PM
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> Subject: Re: Heard: "allege" > _allegate_
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> Please! What a wonderful *back form*!
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> Mark
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> On Mar 2, 2017 11:05 AM, "Margaret Winters" wrote:
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> What a wonderful back formation!
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