[Ads-l] According to a YouTube how-to,

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon May 7 09:30:43 EDT 2018

> On May 6, 2018, at 1:03 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> You should use vinegar around the house because, among other things, it can
> "Clean metal parts from rust"
> Shouldn't that be,
> "Clean rust from metal parts"?
> I would accept,
> "Clean metal parts _of_ rust"
> in an emergency.

4/27/12: Reversed CLEAR verbs:


4/28/12: Two remarks on reversals:


on reversed CLEAR and SUBSTITUTE; contexts favoring the latter

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