[Ads-l] to "document"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 29 18:33:31 UTC 2019

Not in OED. 'To present (as in cinema) seriously and with documentary-style
realism' (I suppose.)

2010 Mark Jenkins, NPR
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128932751 :
Writer-director Samuel Maoz documents the Israeli incursion from the
viewpoint of one tank and its four crew members.

Jenkins describes _Lebanon_, a semi-autobiographical war movie, not a

I first noticed this usage in _TV Guide_ some 20 years ago (maybe more) but
was always too lazy to mention it.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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

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