[Ads-l] "Live recorded"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 8 18:35:52 UTC 2022

>From the WRTI app, for radio station WRTI 90.1 in Philadelphia and the
surrounding area; the descriptive crawl under NOW PLAYING (and still there
as I write this):

The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert
Join us on Sunday afternoons to hear our very own "Fabulous Philadelphians"
in live recorded concerts from Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.

"Live recorded" is a preposed adjective phrase corresponding to "recorded
live". But it looks like an oxymoron, which causes me to wonder if there's
any equivalent suitable for colloquial speech?

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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