[Ads-l] "disappear" as a transitive verb

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 26 18:19:15 EDT 2020


It's fairly common terminology among international human rights NGOs AFAIK.

VS

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020, 15:03 Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Here is some more on this. BB
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> > On 26 Aug 2020, at 11:41, James Landau =
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> > In a mass email from one Scott Roberts at colorofchange.org, the =
> heading was "Tampa police tried to disappear this Black woman".
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