easy, n.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 29 15:03:17 UTC 2012

Anne Romney last night said "We [women] don't want easy."

Another ex. of the vastly productive adj. > n. pattern that seemed to
surprise people a few months ago ("engineering amazing").

I can think of no single word that expresses Romney's obvious meaning.
"Ease" doesn't work. What women don't want is for things, or life in
general, to be easy.

Which, as the big red EASY Button on my desk proves,  is where women and I


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