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CHAT: 2 new English barbarisms

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Monday, May 14, 2001, 4:08
Sunday's NYTimes Book Review, usually literate, produced these, all in the
space of an inch: (Review by Jonathan Frantzen, of _John Henry Days_ by
Colson Whitehead):
(My emphases)
" Or does the young literato,...feeling generally *smallened* by the

" I confess to being *unappetized* by all [these] possibilities...."

The rest of the review, quite favorable in fact, was written in normal

Not to disturb a peacefully resting dog, and just a sidebar to the
"becoming" debate-- in the Travel supplement, we find the information the
"Tokyo is happening--".  But I think we know what that means.   SO~