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ADS-L Digest - 5 Jun 1998 to 6 Jun 1998 98-06-07 00:00:47
There are 4 messages totalling 112 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

1. drugging
2. The Grey Lady comes clean (2)
3. "They met cute"


Date: Sat, 6 Jun 1998 10:31:49 -0400
From: Robert Kelly
Subject: Re: drugging

"Drugging" was quite common, in this intransitive usage, back in the
England of the 1920s and 1930s, if the novels of that era are to be
believed. I dont have a citation to hand, but I've read the phrase many


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?
> Greg