[Ads-l] Scratching the tip of the iceberg

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Thu Feb 25 18:03:23 EST 2021


This, of course, is a syntactic blend (This is just scratching the surface & This is
just the tip of the iceberg).  Thanks for sharing.

Gerald Cohen

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From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Tom Zurinskas <truespel at HOTMAIL.COM>
Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:38 AM
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Subject: Scratching the tip of the iceberg


Heard it on TV:  "This is just scratching the tip of the iceberg "(instead
of surface)


Tom Zurinskas,  Originally from SW Conn 20 yrs,  college NE Tenn 3,  work S=
E NJ  33,  resides SE Florida 18...  truespel.com







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