Testing the (presidential) waters

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 4 17:49:16 UTC 2006

>  > -----Original Message-----
>>  From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
>>  Of Bapopik at AOL.COM
>>  Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 11:47 AM
>>  Subject: Testing the (presidential) waters
>>  A headline in AM NEW YORK, May 2, 2006, pg. 3, is: "Giuliani tests '08 =20
>>  waters." In Iowa? Isn't that a land-locked state?
>What's the Mississippi, chopped river?
>Bill Le May
>Dubuque, Iowa

I feel obliged, since no one else has stepped in this particular
river even once, to offer my huzzahs for the above mot.


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