to stronghold

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Dec 11 15:32:23 UTC 2006

A blend of "strongarm" and "stranglehold"?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 05:48:46 -0800
>From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Subject: to stronghold
>A prominent _Fox & Friends_ anchor says that Kofi Annan is expected to "blast the United States" for "having strongheld other countries" into fighting terrorism in inappropriate ways.
>  That means "strongarmed."
>  JL

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