Engineering amazing

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 16 18:44:18 UTC 2011

Ram Tough==Tough As [a] Ram~~Tough Like [a] Ram (with Ram==Dodge). Actually,
interpreting "engineering" as a gerund, would add one more variant
interpretation to "engineering amazing"--amazing engineering. But, I suspect
that most people would see a verb there (participle).


On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at>wrote:

> I'm not sure whether to top-post or bottom-post now, but I don't see the
> connection between "engineering amazing" (vt + adj) and "Ram tough" (noun +
> adj).
> Benjamin Barrett
> Seattle, WA
> On Sep 15, 2011, at 1:39 PM, Ronald Butters wrote:
> >
> > Surely there are constructions galore of the form Noun + {Adjectivey
> thing}, particularly in advertising? "POM wonderful"? "the coffee
> delicious"? "Ram Tough"?

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