[Ads-l] soothsayer - voice of reason

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 19 13:30:15 EDT 2018


So "soothe-sayer" is an eggcorn?


On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 11:43 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> < *soothe-sayer, 'speaker of soothing or comforting words.'
>
> JL
>
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 7:49 AM, Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > Emily Jane Fox, author of "Born Trump" on Morning Joe, said that Jared
> and
> > Ivanka moved to Washington to be soothsayers, voices of moderation.
> >
> > Herb
> >
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> > The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
> >
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> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
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