creative as noun

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 3 14:25:38 UTC 2013



PS: Neither of my messages from last night landed in my mailbox. But I'm
gratified to see that they did come through. Still, odd behavior. Not in
junk folder either.

On 5/3/2013 4:26 AM, Arnold Zwicky wrote:
> On May 2, 2013, at 11:34 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU> wrote:
>> OED3's got the relevant sense as "creative material produced for an
>> advertising campaign, such as the copy, design, or artwork," with
>> cites from the '80s. (The other advertising sense is "a person who
>> carries out creative work on an advertising campaign, esp. a
>> copywriter, art director, or designer.").
> some discussion (including the OED3 material) here:

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