Fail as an adjective

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 10 15:15:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Karl Hagen<karl at> wrote:
> It turns out that "failest" has 16,400 g-hits and an entry in the Urban
> Dictionary:
> "the art of when someone does something so epically [sic] FAIL that they just
> fail at life."
> The supplied example:
> Carol: "Wow your attempt to push a chair onto the carpet was the failest thing
> i've ever seen"

Which might have been accompanied in a 13c Vrban Diccionarie by the
comment "Thou failest!"

m a m

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