"weapons-grade" -- another figurative use, plus "heart"

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Fri Jan 18 16:28:08 UTC 2002

--On Friday, January 18, 2002 11:12 am +0800 Laurence Horn
<laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:

> Maybe it's just me, but another possible interpretation of the <butt>
> relation (especially with Russell Crowe as object) is that it's the
> antonym (rather than southerly intensifier) of <heart>.  Of course,

Hmmm...can a picture have an 'antonym'?


Dr M Lynne Murphy
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