[Ads-l] ambiguities

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 20 03:03:17 EST 2018


> Definition of *skort*
> : a pair of shorts made to resemble a skirt (as with an overlapping front
 > panel)

Been around for dekkids. Looks like a very short micro-mini, till the
inevitable second glance reveals the disappointing truth.

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:37 PM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com>
wrote:

> How is "Women's skorts" ambiguous?
>
> https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skort:
> Definition of *skort*
> : a pair of shorts made to resemble a skirt (as with an overlapping front
> panel)
>
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018, 9:48 AM James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com
> wrote:
>
> > ...
> > A local department stores sells "Women's skorts"
> > ...
> >
> >
>
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