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- Dr. Goodword
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I recently had an interchange with George Kovac about the shift in meaning of the phrase "out of pocket". I put it up in the Language Blog.
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That sure is quite a shift, if it is a shift and not a new concept based on sports. I don't believe I would have understood it without explanation. I wonder how far spread it is.
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