[Ads-l] A newish construction and a newish euphemism

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 4 09:03:06 UTC 2019

I, on the other hand, am shocked -- shocked, I tell you! -- that the
Hollywood stars are actually referred to as "actresses Felicity Huffman and
Lori Loughlin" (by both Washington Post & FoxNews)! One would have thought
that the word "actress" had long since been wished to the cornfield.

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