"weapons-grade" -- another figurative use, plus "heart"
editor at VERBATIMMAG.COM
Fri Jan 18 15:11:23 UTC 2002
The Chicago Tribune had as a headline in the Tempo section on
Wednesday the phrase "weapons-grade charisma" (in a story about Elvis
I've also finally seen in print (as opposed to Internet postings) the
use of the word "heart" (or sometimes <heart>) to stand for the heart
symbol (as in "I heart NY"). The use was in a Jane mag advertorial
and was something like "I heart these jeans!"
I've also seen "<butt>" used in place of "heart," I think to signify
desire (often facetious) rather than love. "I <butt> Russell Crowe"
would be a typical use.
Anyone else seen this?
editor at verbatimmag.com
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