Exploring the pathways of our lexicon
October 20, 2009By Ben Zimmer
My wife recently spotted the following perplexing line on Crabtree & Evelyn's website, advertising their hand soap:
That's right, they're selling soap-free soap. I've heard of a "nothing-burger," but "nothing-soap"? Continue reading...
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