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W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 22 15:09:43 EDT 2017


Juan Williams on FoxNews The Five announced <dotard> to the panel as
['dou.tʰɒɹd] [DOE-tard], as if part of the semantic sphere of <retard>
[REE-tard] and <Libtard> [LIB-tard].
A later news reader said <dotard> ['dou.tʰɚd] [DOE-turd].
Touché, Missileman, either way!

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