persons of cover (UNCLASSIFIED)

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Thu Sep 3 18:05:35 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC
<Bill.Mullins at> wrote:
> Subject phrase refers to people who veil themselves.
> See:

Perhaps inspired by George W. Bush's usage of "women of cover" in his
10/11/01 press conference...

--Ben Zimmer

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