slang from Punk Magazine

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Dec 11 13:31:18 UTC 2004

Mea culpa (anglice, "my bad.")


"Douglas G. Wilson" <douglas at NB.NET> wrote:
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Sender: American Dialect Society
Poster: "Douglas G. Wilson"
Subject: Re: slang from Punk Magazine

>Shouldn't that be "flog"?

That's the tired English of the past.

Modern practice among the post-literati permits "flaunt" and "flout" to be
fully interchangeable: why not add "flog" and "flag" to the set?

-- Doug Wilson

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