[Ads-l] New to me (UNCLASSIFIED)

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Thu Nov 1 14:29:53 EDT 2018


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I've been running across this word for a couple of weeks now, and can't hear it without thinking of the scene in "Lethal Weapon 2" where Joe Pesci and Danny Glover make fun of the Joss Ackland character's pronunciation of "black" -- the character being from South Africa, he says "bleck".

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> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Wilson Gray
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> _Blexit_: a supposed movement whose purpose is to get black voters, who routinely vote Democratic, to leave the party and vote
> Republican.
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> goo.gl/JctsY4
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> -Wilson
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