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

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 3 13:29:34 EST 2017


I inadvertently deleted the first few posts, but HDAS includes "allegator"
(pun on "alligator") from the 19th C.

JL

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Margaret Winters <mewinters at wayne.edu>
wrote:

> Is that the same as boxed in?
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> MARGARET E WINTERS
> Professor Emerita
> French and Linguistics
> Wayne State University
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> "So true - I stand corrected.  Or - I appreciate the correct."
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> Or put another way, "I appreciate being corregated."
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> So true - I stand corrected.  Or - I appreciate the correct.
>
>
> ----------------------------
> MARGARET E WINTERS
> Professor Emerita
> French and Linguistics
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI  48202
>
> mewinters at wayne.edu
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>
> ________________________________
> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Mark
> M=
> andel <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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