[Ads-l] Heard on Dr. Phil:

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Fri May 5 14:41:08 EDT 2017


I actually misread it as pilloholic before I got to the end of the message and had to revise...


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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
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 Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
Sent: Friday, May 5, 2017 2:26 PM
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Subject: Heard on Dr. Phil:

"My mother is a _pillolic_ and an alcoholic."

Used numerous of times 🤡, though I'd prefer "pilloholic."

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