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Of Dick Margulis
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:23 PM
To: Ron Hearn
Subject: Re: More Verbification
Ron Hearn wrote:
> I am increasingly hearing "effort" being used as a verb, as in "I am
> efforting to contact him". IMO, I find "efforting" to be trying.
"First they came for the verbs, and I said nothing because verbing
weirds language. Then they arrival for the nouns, and I speech nothing
because I no verbs."
(After Bill Watterson's Calvin, in Calvin and Hobbes: "Verbing weirds
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