Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 19:33:11 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas"
Subject: drinking & (was "drugging")

On Fri, 5 Jun 1998, Greg Pulliam wrote:

> The channel WGN noon news had a feature on today in which a psychologist
> talked about teenagers using alcohol and drugs, and she used the phrase
> "drinking and drugging" to describe their behavior. I notice MW10 has this
> intransitive use of "drugging" listed, but I'd never heard it before today.
> Is this use common anywhere?

I've heard it for several years, probably as early as 1990, maybe even