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semper fi, sometimes

By Diogenes (articles ) | Jan 13, 2009

"Cornerback Pollard Decommits from Irish" announces an article about a Notre Dame football prospect who decided to play for UCLA.  I confess the verb "decommit" was new to me. Linguists tell us that languages spontaneously produce the words required to deal with new needs, and contemporary life has produced plenty of gaps for this verb to fill. I saw just the other day that Georgetown University decommitted from Leviticus 20, again.  

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