[Ads-l] RES: Jabs

David Daniel dad at COARSECOURSES.COM
Thu Feb 18 13:53:43 EST 2021


Lexico UK says "British Informal"
DAD

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De: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] Em nome de
Dennis During
Enviada em: quinta-feira, 18 de fevereiro de 2021 13:03
Para: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Assunto: Re: Jabs
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Wiktionary reports 'jab' as "British" in the injection sense. Online Oxford
Lexico UK reports it as "informal", whereas Lexico US doesn't have it.

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 10:18 AM Margaret Winters <mewinters at wayne.edu>
wrote:

> From yesterday's NYTimes:
> At Rio=E2=80=99s Carnival, Vaccine Jabs Are In, Glitter and Samba Out 
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> Clearly we, Americans, are meant to recognize 'jab' as equivalent to 
> 'shot' or 'injection'.
>
> 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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