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Chris -- 2011-03-08
I would guess that some writers think that ‘apropos’ means something like, ‘in response to your proposal.’ About 400 ghits ( however, ‘apropose’ is also seen as a substitute for ‘appropriate’ and ‘proposal.’):
Apropose of yesterday’s anti-gay remarks from the Vatican, here is a cartoon from the Miami Herald that sums up my feelings quite nicely.
today, apropose of nothing, someone posted ten gary lineker masks through our
front door. www.myspace.com/wintermuteband
Apropose of the former, he emphasized that despite the fact that accounting rulespromote better disclosure …
“Apropose the statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State Union
Serbia and Montenegro, Mr. Svilanovic, given today to the Montenegrin news …
Apropose of comments above, even from the outside it looks like the roof is
squashing the walls.
Apropose Our discussion, here’s an excerpt from a MoveOn E-mail I received …