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#1 2006-05-31 17:51:09

ntrueblood
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"transgress" for (I think) "traverse"

Found in an email about construction projects on a campus.

“Construction fencing was erected Thursday which has severed the ability to transgress the main campus on the north side. ”

I am not sure that this actually is understood as a different meaning so it may be just a malapropism.

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#2 2006-06-01 04:45:05

KLC
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Re: "transgress" for (I think) "traverse"

Maybe ‘egress’? especially if whoever said it didn’t know quite what it means. Perhaps there was a traverse/egress/access stew on the simmer.

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#3 2006-06-01 18:20:27

ntrueblood
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Re: "transgress" for (I think) "traverse"

No, I am pretty sure that it was “traverse” since the fence prevents one from crossing the campus on that side. (You hadda be there.)

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