RE: More Verbification

Subject: RE: More Verbification
From: "Joe Malin" <jmalin -at- tuvox -dot- com>
To: "Dick Margulis" <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>, "Ron Hearn" <RHearn -at- cucbc -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 17:29:47 -0700

Thank you Martin...

Joe Malin
Technical Writer
jmalin -at- tuvox -dot- com
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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."

--Peter Ellis
(After Bill Watterson's Calvin, in Calvin and Hobbes: "Verbing weirds


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