Word boundaries

Bill Palmer w_a_palmer at BELLSOUTH.NET
Wed Feb 17 19:47:45 UTC 2010

On NPR this afternoon, I heard a story about a physician in Haiti who was described as a "disaster's own surgeon", which on further reflection worked out to be "disaster zone surgeon"

I concede that this does not rise to full contact scholarship, and ask not to be skewered for non-serious posting..

Bill Palmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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