[LMB] people's use of language is funny (for some values of funny)

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Tue Jul 6 14:14:19 BST 2021


Well they have president, the act of trying to catch fish is to fish.

Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
William A Wenrich
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Subject: Re: [LMB] people's use of language is funny (for some values of funny)



> On Jul 6, 2021, at 5:20 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Gwynne: Ohhh sports commentators must be trained to mangle the language.
> "He goaled!"  No, you ignoramus. He SCORED a goal!

It’s too late with “golf”, which has become a verb.
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