[Ads-l] adventurist

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 18 10:10:42 EDT 2018


> On Jul 18, 2018, at 7:54 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> 2018 +The Bold and the Beautiful_ (CBS-TV) (July 17): She's very creative,
> adventurist.
> 
> "T" clearly enunciated.
> 
> JL
> 

Clever way to achieve sex-neutrality, assuming “adventurer” > “adventurist” as well.  Perhaps not quite as natural for other -ess words (actrist, waitrist, abbist, etc.). It works pretty well for “adulterist” though.
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