something missing at DQ

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 18 23:51:35 UTC 2012

Another anaphoric twist in a Dairy Queen (DQ) commercial:

"These burgers are bigger than the leading chain."

Normally, I'd expect possessive ("leading chain's burger"), but it also
works as N-N "leading chain burger". But there is still a hole.


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