to instant hold; to emergency land

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 13 12:55:13 UTC 2012

Current La Quinta commercial: "John can instant hold his room for tonight
with one finger and his phone num ber."
"Hamster causes a plane to emergency land."

An emerging (or should I say "fully emerged"?) Inglish grammatical feature,
not just a bunch of nonce-words.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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