"pee" goes standard

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 14 17:10:18 UTC 2013

On Jan 14, 2013, at 11:50 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 1/14/2013 08:41 AM, Amy West wrote:
>> A dr. friend says, "I have to go void."
> If I had a d[octo]r friend who said that, she would no longer be d[ea]r.
> Joel
I still do a double-take when a news report uses "evacuate" as an intransitive verb.


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