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Subject:Verbing Nouns From:"George F. Hayhoe" <gfhayhoe -at- SCESCAPE -dot- NET> Date:Wed, 26 Feb 1997 08:56:42 -0500
David Orr noted:
<<I newspapered while I Mondayed and coffeed yesterday. The article said
Madeleine Albright Kissingered recently as she diplomatted while she
It's either the scariest thing about our language or almost mystical, but
isn't it intriguing that the sentence above is entirely comprehensible?
Verbing some nouns gives language extraordinary compression.