extreme nouning

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sun Sep 18 14:48:09 UTC 2011

Elizabeth Daingerfield Zwicky points me to Android ads with nounings of tensed verbs, most notably in
"a bareknuckled bucketful of does" (no, not the plural of "doe"), conveying that the Droid aggressively does a lot of things:
(cf. "bucket/box/bag of awesome/fail/...", discussed here back in 2009).

on the same site, an ad with "In a world of doesn't, Droid does".


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