[Ads-l] “Blind-sighted”

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 8 19:30:51 UTC 2021

> On Oct 8, 2021, at 1:53 PM, Andy Bach <afbach at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> New to me though it seems to have been in use as a “pun” before.

Another case in point on this: _Blindsighted_, a police procedural/crime thriller from 2005 by Karin Slaughter featuring a blind character who [spoiler alert…

…] very bad things happen to.

(I had to strand the preposition to avoid revealing too much of the plot.)


> Op-ed from
> S. E. Cupp of the Tribune Content agency “Couric is a Cautionary Tale”
> Why, for example, would she needlessly bash Deborah Norville, whom Couric
> replaced at the “Today” show?
> Norville, herself blind-sighted by the digs, told another newspaper, “I’m
> really too stunned and, frankly, hurt to comment.”
> -- 
> Andy Bach
> Afbach at gmail.com
> Not at my desk
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