"Gen up"

Michael michael at RFA.ORG
Thu Mar 1 15:27:35 UTC 2001

>>> Was it "gin up"?

or perhaps "gun up" -- as in "to flush 'em out
of the woods", so to speak...


-----Original Message-----
From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
Of Gregory {Greg} Downing
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 10:07 AM
Subject: Re: "Gen up"

At 09:14 AM 3/1/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>On NPR news this morning, I heard the reporter say something like "Bush is
>trying to "gen up" support for his tax cut." I had never before heard that
>expression. Is it familiar to the rest of you?
>Dick Heaberlin

Greg Downing, at greg.downing at nyu.edu or gd2 at nyu.edu

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