[Ads-l] more from chatting w/ costume historians re: "teddy" the undergarment

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 28 01:30:39 UTC 2016

AW:  <<  (That's really the realm of semantics, pragmatics,
and sociolinguistics rather than etymoloy, though. . . .) >>
WB:  Conflated under "connotation", a component of definition. If it's part
of the history of an entry, it must be noted in a 21st century lexicon.

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