"Articulated" as Verb

LanDi Liu strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 26 05:56:41 UTC 2008

I don't understand what you think is strange about this.  It's common
enough to be in the Corpus of American English (are we going to call
this CAE, or what?) 15 times (searching term: [articulate] *self).

I don't find it odd in the least.


On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Doug Harris <cats22 at frontiernet.net> wrote:
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> He dresses a lot better that he articulates.
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