[Ads-l] "Cap on T fair hikes is lowered"

Berson@att.net Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jul 28 21:37:36 UTC 2016

Headline, Boston Globe, July 28, 2016, B1/5.
Perhaps the writer was thinking of the Democrat-controlled legislature's defeat of Republican governor Charlie Baker's proposal to permit fares to be raised unfairly -- that is, by different amounts for different ticket plans. 
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------ Original message------From: Joel BersonDate: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 1:41 PMTo: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU;Subject:Re: [ADS-L] WOTY?
Will it become memorabilia?Joel      From: Dave Hause  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU  Sent: Monday, July 25, 2016 11:30 PM Subject: Re: [ADS-L] WOTY?   Or is this actually a Suffix OTY?  How many useful words can be/are coined with "-abilia" as the suffix?Dave Hause, dwhause at cablemo.netWaynesville, MO-----Original Message----- From: George ThompsonSent: Monday, July 25, 2016 9:46 AMTo: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDUSubject: WOTY?Is there a category "Likely to be found highly useful by a *very* selectfew"?From a story on off-the-beaten-path collecting, on the front page of theArts section of today's NYTimes:“It started out innocently enough with a plastic banana in a Ziploc bag onthe door of my apartment when I was in college,’’ wrote Scott McCarney ofRochester. “Before I knew it I was publishing a newsletter and collectingbananabilia.”But I suppose someone is going to respond that a Google search shows thatthe word was used by Prime Minister Gladstone in 1873.GAT-- George A. ThompsonThe Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", NorthwesternUniv. Pr., 1998..------------------------------------------------------------The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org ------------------------------------------------------------The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org------------------------------------------------------------The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org  

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