Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Sun Mar 8 22:07:14 UTC 2009

This looks like a blend: "awfully much" + "an awful lot."

Gerald Cohen


Original message fromAlison Murie, Sun 3/8/2009 11:39 AM:

"That smells an awfully lot like godless socialism to
me." (D.M.Green," Smart is the New Stupid") I suppose thinking of
"lot" as an adjective is what brought on this bit of infelicity.

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