William Safire writes in his “On Language” column in the New York Times this week:
“You can find a variety of senses for the word bump in our leading dictionaries.…But the sense that lexicographers are slow in recording is racing through our vocabulary, filling a word void. What term do we use today for the visible manifestation of pregnancy?”
Dude, I know it’s not a print dictionary, but I recorded a citation for that term last fall. Booya!
Posted May 14, 2006