[Ads-l] vaporize

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 14 14:15:01 EST 2019


Ah, a 180°* into the exact backwards. Sheesh.
Not unprecedented, of course. But irritating as a source of confusion.

* Not 360°, as is (too!) often found for this sense.

Mark, which is kram spelled backwards, as if anyone cared

On Mon, Jan 14, 2019, 1:03 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
wrote:

> 'Materialize, as from a vapor':
>
>
> https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/courtroom-dramamine/content?oid=22461927
>
> "_ Denial_ was years in the making, and didn’t just vaporize out of thin
> air
>  ."
>
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>
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