Crash blossom of the week

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Sep 23 17:16:51 UTC 2009

At 1:01 PM -0400 9/23/09, Ben Zimmer wrote:
>Thanks -- LanguageLogged!

And speaking of crash blossoms--you'll recall my mentioning the Yale
Daily News headline from last week that made it seem as though Yale
admissions was really getting desperate, "Corpse likely student".
Well, today's Globe at has a teaser in Local

"Harvard killing defendants now in state"

We'd never go in for that at Yale.


>On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Laurence Horn
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