[Ads-l] Source-Goal Confusion online

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 27 15:22:11 UTC 2022

Sounds like a cross between a salmon and a flying fish. Caveat emptor.

Otherwise, "swap red meat for seafood" sounds right to me. But at this
point, who knows?


On Wed, Apr 27, 2022 at 9:44 AM Geoffrey Nathan <geoffnathan at wayne.edu>

> My Facebook feed is infested with an ad from the Wild Alaskan Company.
> Air-flown fresh-caught salmon. Their video boasts:
> 3 Easy Ways to Swap Red Meat for Seafood
> Which (in my dialect) is not what they're advertising.
> Geoffrey S. Nathan
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