Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Wed Nov 5 16:10:27 UTC 2008

announcement of a forthcoming event in san francisco:

Writers With Drinks hosts another special evening of authors reading
works they've written outside their usual genres, "Writers In Drag."
Last time around, Spin Magazine wrote, "cross-drafting is the new

X is the New Y, true, but with "cross-drafting" in it, playing on

a number of hits for "cross-drafting" with reference to cross drafts
(of air) and for cross-drafting in skating races, plus a few referring
to the drafting of legislation and at least one referring to "cross-
drafting fibrous nonwoven webs".


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

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