[Ads-l] New to me

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 2 21:20:12 EDT 2018


> Bleck-eck-eck-eck koax koax

Wasn't the original version of this the source of the term, "_coaxial_
cable"?

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 10:14 PM Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bleck-eck-eck-eck koax koax
>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2018, 9:45 PM Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com wrote:
>
> > The morphology has been productive for quite a while now. In fact,
> "-exit"
> > was in the running in the Most Creative category in the 2016 ADS Word of
> > the Year vote. In the Feb. 2017 installment of "Among the New Words," we
> > covered various examples inspired by "Grexit" (the original blend) and
> > "Brexit" (the first offspring). "Frexit" is in there, among many others.
> >
> > http://bit.ly/ATNW92-1 (pp. 67-9)
> >
> > "Blexit" is a new twist. I heard Chris Hayes on MSNBC say that Kanye West
> > has already bowed out of the supposed movement -- a Blexit-exit.
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:56 PM Geoffrey Nathan <geoffnathan at wayne.edu>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Just got back from a month in Paris, where there were posters on
> > telephone
> > > poles advertising some politician who was in favor of ‘Frexit’.
> > Productive
> > > morphology now…
> > >
> > >
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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.
> > >
> > > goo.gl/JctsY4
> > >
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