Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 11:14:57 -0400
From: Jesse T Sheidlower
Subject: Re: "...they met cute..."

> "They met cute" is a new phrase for me, but somehow vaguely familiar,
> in a "we were met on a great battlefield" kind of way.
> Does anybody know anything about this, or have other examples? Or is
> this an editing error?

It is not an editing error, it's an established idiom of which
we have buckets of examples.

I personally find it annoying.

Jesse Sheidlower
Random House Reference