Friday, October 12, 2018

Here’s an apology that's easily dismissed out of hand

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Reported in Suburban drama began with a neighbor cutting a woman's trees. Then things got ugly.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/11/2018)

According to Merriam Webster, the first known use of cop-out as a noun occurred circa 1942.

Other coinages from the same year:
  • C ration
  • car pool
  • feline distemper
  • jump boot
  • motor pool
  • oak wilt
  • radio range

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