"Vacate,' v = "vacation," v?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 3 18:40:18 UTC 2006

Heard in passing (black male ca.25 years old):

"I got laid off, so I though that I would just vacate for a while."

It could have been that he was shooting for "vegetate" and missed, but
I very much doubt it.

-Wilson Gray

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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