[Dixielandjazz] appalling language usage
maurice.walker at gwl.com
Thu Feb 13 13:25:37 PST 2003
> > To present or disclose unexpectedly or suddenly: "He
> > sprung on the world this novel approach to political journalism" (Curtis
> > Wilkie).
> Shucks, even I would agree that "he sprung on the world" is ghastly.
Gad, no civilized person would ever consider this appalling usage.
Here's another example of appalling language usage, upon returning from a
visit down the hall:
"Hey! Somebody swang with my beer!"
Of course, this would usage would be less frequent, and less appalling, if
people could learn to keep their crummy hands off other people's beer.
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