shocked = 'pleasantly surprised'

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Feb 26 00:15:43 UTC 2013

At 2/25/2013 04:43 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>We've mentioned this before, but here's another good one. A yakking head on
>CNN says he was "shocked" to hear Seth McFarlane's singing voice at the
>Acade--- I mean at the Oscars.

So was Claude Rains.  Pleasantly surprised, surprised, I mean.  He
was expecting his winnings shortly.


>"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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