[Ads-l] _glazed past_

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 26 22:30:37 UTC 2018

Found this in a google preview:

"I stroll around the room, making eye contact with people, but they just
glaze past as if I weren't there."
Attack of the Theater People - Page 64 - Google Books Result
Marc Acito
2008 - ‎Fiction

Perhaps "to look through you with a glazed look"?


On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:

> On NPR's presentation of St. Vincent's "Tny Desk Concert"
> To come out from the lights and the effects, leaving the laptop sync
> behind, pulled me into these songs in ways both the album and her live show
> hadn't. I'm not faulting the record or the concert, I just found something
> in these songs, in this setting that had glazed past me before. I'm curious
> if that will happen to you.
> https://www.npr.org/event/music/579089481/st-vincent-tiny-desk-concert
> Found a few hits, mostly concerning "eyes" glazing past, as if it were a
> typo for gazed, but a 2007 hit:
> The soviet in me, that part which is always looking for a way to make the
> wait on the bread line go a little bit quicker, walked right up to the
> entrance of the runway. Anna Wintour glazed past me.
> grazed? blazed? waltzed?
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