[Ads-l] "my first ask"

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Fri Jan 4 16:26:50 EST 2019


Yes, I got the personal note from Ms. Pelosi too.  "ask" as a noun is standard development-speak and has been for decades, at least among university fund-raisers.


best,

Margaret


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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu



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From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM>
Sent: Friday, January 4, 2019 4:18 PM
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Subject: "my first ask"

(in reply to a post I unfortunately deleted and cannot locate in the archives)

At 2:07 PM today Speaker Nancy Pelosi send out a fund-raising e-mail with the subject line "re: my first ask"

- Jim Landau

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