Lingo Log

Language Log calls the above "an ursine crash blossom." I read the crash blossom description, and I submit that most of the instances I’ve seen since the coining of this ursine term have been way worse than the original. The original should have been understood in context [ that’s what the editor was thinking -Ed.]. That said, they’d have a field day with our archives.

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Posted: January 21st, 2010
at 1:32pm by Black Ock


Categories: who got that vocab?!

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