Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Sep 16 20:32:30 UTC 2007

Will add that the {c} was pronounced / s /, not / k /.


"Arnold M. Zwicky" <zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
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Subject: Re: explicitives

On Sep 16, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Jon Lighter wrote:

> Interviewed last night by Geraldo, a witness to OJ's latest alleged
> activity reported that the guys who entered the Vegas hotel room
> were shouting "explicitives."
> About 10,000 raw Googlits for "explicitive(s)" makes it standard
> Inglish in my book.

noted by Chris Waigl in a comment on the ecdb entry for "explicative":


(with the connection to "explicit")

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