[Ads-l] conservigencia

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 30 17:37:21 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 12:17 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> CNN: "It will explode the minds of the conservigencia."

Spelled as "conservigentsia" (preserving the link to "intelligentsia")
in this 2000 column by John Timpane:


But Google suggests the preferred spelling is "conservagentsia".


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