[Ads-l] to victim-blame, vt

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 8 15:05:28 UTC 2021

Transitive "victim-blamed" in 2014.

Date: October 16, 2014
Newspaper: Chicago Tribune
Newspaper Location: Chicago, Illinois
Article: Carry that weight
Author: Andie Linker, Walter Payton and Molly Cunningham
Quote Page 13, Column 1
Database: Newspapers.com

[Begin excerpt]
Sulkowicz reported her alleged rape to law enforcement eight months
after the fact, but when she did, she said her case was mishandled.
She claimed the police "victim-blamed" her, making her feel as though
she was at fault for her attack.
[End excerpt]


On Sun, Aug 8, 2021 at 6:17 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> CNN just now:
> "Sounds like she was victim-blaming some of these women that have come
> forward."
> Possibly the first time I've noticed one of these constructions used
> transitively.
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
> ------------------------------------------------------------
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