Enhanced on

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Feb 6 19:42:35 UTC 2013

At 2/6/2013 12:59 PM, Geoffrey Steven Nathan wrote:
>Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>Reading an article about the death of the last surviving member of
>the Glenn Miller band on CNN.com I found, in reference to the Electro-Theremin:
>Though Tanner did not invent the device, "He enhanced on it and made
>it easier to play," his widow, Jeanette, said in a telephone
>interview. "He made it more like piano keys."

I suppose, since when he played he was presumably described as "on theremin".


>FWIW there are no hits in COCA that aren't 'enhanced [PP on ...]'
>Didn't want to try pure Google.
>Geoffrey S. Nathan
>Faculty Liaison, C&IT
>and Professor, Linguistics Program
>+1 (313) 577-1259 (C&IT)
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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