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

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 26 20:08:15 EDT 2020


The noun doesn't appear in Catch-22, so far as I remember.

JL

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 7:09 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:

> And after they've been disappeared (gmail non-transitively suggested
> "after they've disappeared"), they are then "the disappeared" or "los
> desaparecidos"
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_War
> These individuals who suddenly vanished are called los desaparecidos,
> meaning "the missing ones" or "disappeared".
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 5:19 PM victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > 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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> > > Poster:       Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM>
> > > Subject:      Re: "disappear" as a transitive verb
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> > >
> > > Here is some more on this. BB
> > >
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126192.html =
> > > <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126192.html>
> > >
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126196.html =
> > > <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126196.html>
> > >
> > >
> > > > On 26 Aug 2020, at 11:41, James Landau =
> > > <00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> wrote:
> > > >=20
> > > > In a mass email from one Scott Roberts at colorofchange.org, the =
> > > heading was "Tampa police tried to disappear this Black woman".
> > > > |=20
> > > > |  |
> > > >=20
> > > >=20
> > > > James Landau
> > > > jjjrlandau at netscape.com
> > > >=20
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