"substitute for" re-redux

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Wed Nov 11 18:17:36 UTC 2009

We may have discussed this analog too, but it's on my mind because it came up in a class this morning--the lines from Ben Jonson's famous lyric poem, which seem to say the opposite of what they obviously mean:  "But might I of Jove's nectar sup / I would not change for thine."


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>Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:05:21 -0500
>From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> (on behalf of Jesse Sheidlower <jester at PANIX.COM>)
>Or whatever, I can't keep track of how often we've discussed this....
>"Two-Way Chanterelle and Pear Bread Stuffing: It isn't a vegetarian dish, but Ms. Severson says it can be. Just substitute the turkey stock for vegetable stock and omit the pancetta."
>Jesse Sheidlower

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