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May 09, 2016


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Nancy Friedman

"Bigly" resulted from a mis-hearing of "big league," a term Trump has long been fond of using as an adverb. See Language Log, May 5: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=25566

Virtual Linguist

Thanks for clarifying, Nancy.

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