vacate and other terms -and ambiguity

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Sat Feb 4 19:17:18 UTC 2006

>this reminds me of the way some AA people use the word "conversate" to
>mean talking to someone.
>    ex. I was conversating with this young lady, when....

When I first read that, I thought "Alcoholics Anonymous"?


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