"all" = very; quite

Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Tue Oct 18 11:13:33 UTC 2005

It's obvious that a [-human] partner for "n'em" is a necessity.
"N'stuff" and "n'shit" have always served me well.


>>In my late, lamented youth, the preferred form would have been " ...
>>got all boring _and everything_ ..."
>Mine too ... but sometimes it was, like: "all boring _and shit_".
>The model with "shit" seems quite popular nowadays.
>-- Doug Wilson

Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of English
15C Morrill Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
preston at msu.edu

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