[Ads-l] Heard on Dr. Phil: "I'm not going to let you. . .

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 1 01:33:41 EDT 2017

Yes, surely *back-formed*.

*aka Dr. Whom: Consulting Linguist, Grammarian, Ortho√ępist, and
Philological Busybody*

On Apr 25, 2017 3:34 AM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> _character-assassinate_ me, anymore!"
> A back-formation from "character-assassination"?

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