Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Thu Dec 16 09:48:46 UTC 2010

Your help in tracking down the German antecedents of "Polizeikessel" means
that I can now write a piece in World Wide Words about "kettling" with
some reasonable suggestions about its origin. The piece will appear this
Saturday, with due acknowledgement.  Thank you.

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words

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