[Ads-l] subvert

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 27 13:55:16 EDT 2020


Isn't it an old synonym for "overturn" or "undermine"?
DanG


On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 8:47 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Some desperate individual writes to Quorun.com,
>
> "What do I do? I have to subvert a myth called 'Pandora's Box', but I have
> no idea how to start it."
>
> WTH?  A hot new synonym for "deconstruct"? Or what?
>
> JL
>
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>
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