language at the Health Care Summit

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Fri Feb 26 19:44:05 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:51 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
> Eric Cantor, a few seconds ago: We have a bridge to gap
> I am wondering what it's going to look like in the transcript.
"We, again, have a very difficult bridge to gap here, because I know
that this is something that we don't want to look at."

Confirmed by audio here:

But Cantor later tweeted:
"We have a very difficult gap to bridge here. We just can't afford
this. That's the ultimate problem."

--Ben Zimmer

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