semantic drift: "grow" = to enlarge or develop (a physical object) into a larger or more complex form

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Jul 15 13:47:05 UTC 2008

Inevitable, no?:
2008 : Nothing new, they'll build a little flying model (as before) and then get stuck on growing it.

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