[Ads-l] I cannot phantom...

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Thu Jun 27 15:50:59 UTC 2019

Stephen's post seems incomplete, to me, but "phantom" for "fathom" is an
appealing thought.
How long will "phantom" keep its "ph"?.  Can I start a pool?

I will add "As you might expect, my interest was *peaked* when I saw that
organizations could apply for up to $20,000 in funding for related
>From a blog from the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education,
Purchase, N. Y.



On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 4:40 AM Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

> ...an I cannot fathom mix-up, presumably, read online and at google books.
> Stephen
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society -
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.americandialect.org&d=DwIFAw&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=v2Wtu7DQZxSBMSJv-oEMNg&m=ThMkYjEoFsihtGqj0d_m3NiqSTnonHd6ABZishHNQ-A&s=5QQL33XnCY-wqpGgMUvN6RtANMNJn-rcihH8GgBGMzk&e=

George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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