[Fwd: Safire/NY Times]

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Dec 4 20:22:32 UTC 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 02:12:31PM -0600, Joan H. Hall wrote:
> I've just received the following query and can't give it time right now.
> Can anyone help her? If possible, she'd like a reply by late today
> (Monday) or early tomorrow. Her e-mail address is juliet.mohnkern at gmail.com.
> Thanks,
> Joan
> Hi Ms. Hall-
> As I mentioned on the phone my name is Juliet Mohnkern and I am William
> Safire's research assistant for his "On Language" column in the Sunday
> New York Times Magazine.


Y'know, there was a time when Safire or his assistants would look
at the OED _before_ writing about a word....

Jesse Sheidlower

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