Backformation: uprise

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Mon Dec 6 04:36:57 UTC 2010

A disgruntled union leader in response to Governor-elect John Kasich's
intention of banning unions in her line of work:

"Act as a reckless and irresponsible governor, and plan to be a one-term
governor, because you are just going to cause workers in the state to
uprise." (Columbus Dispatch, Dec. 4, 2010, p A4).

Newspaper article:

Blog post, citing COCA and summarizing OED on "uprise" as a verb:

Neal Whitman

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