[Ads-l] to buy a bag

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 4 22:12:24 EDT 2018


So it’s not about buying dope (just in states that allow it, of course)? Dang.  Might as well wait till I’m at the airport like usual then.  


> On May 4, 2018, at 7:07 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Frontier Airlines says it's cheaper to "buy a bag online"  than to do it at
> the airport - if you still need to buy a bag for your trip.
> 
> Turns out it that "buy" means to 'pay to check (a bag or similar item) on
> an airline flight.'
> 
> JL
> 
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