[Ads-l] Addcting Info headline:

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 31 02:48:07 UTC 2014


On Dec 30, 2014, at 9:34 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> "Warmist" seems to be constructed on the same (rare, I think somebody argued earlier) principles as "neatist" -- from an adjective rather than a noun and as a characterization of believers (in warming, in neatness) by disbelievers (deniers that global warning

Maybe that's the problem with "global warming"; sounds too much like "global warning", just a bunch of nannies scolding us.  Hence the shift to "climate change"?  Apparently the Pope will be coming out as a warmist or changist nanny himself in a big way, with many already preparing their well-thought-out responses (he's a dupe of Big Meteorology, he fell for the hoax, etc.).  

LH

> is anthropogenic, deniers that neatness is next to God).
> 
> Joel
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> At 12/30/2014 08:46 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> 
>> Well, it's not as old and stale as ten-year-old "warmist," at least,
>> another new-to-me word likewise encountered for the first time only today.
>> 
>> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 8:38 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> > On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 8:09 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
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>> > > "Gun-Nut 2nd-Amendments Wife to Death"
>> >
>> > Nancy Friedman has nominated the verbified "second amendment" in the
>> > Most Creative category for WOTY 2014:
>> >
>> >
>> > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v1/url?u=http://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2014/12/words-of-the-year-2014-fritinancy-edition.html&k=dpQisR3avULHgiNaNeY%2Btg%3D%3D%0A&r=MW6Q85EuQFDFs0kj9ASwdaXohusE833r9bFEf66m5kA%3D%0A&m=8%2FAgl1bSf764M%2BtQQrLWDB1l0IVHtn1Gm%2B9WI%2BqTaVE%3D%0A&s=310b56a3ccc58ee91110ac7a912da8a11e55b0c04d4197d0ad1a6cb60cd6f35e
>> >
>> > She traces the usage to Dan Savage:
>> >
>> >
>> > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v1/url?u=http://www.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2014/03/12/two-year-old-second-amendments-himself-to-death&k=dpQisR3avULHgiNaNeY%2Btg%3D%3D%0A&r=MW6Q85EuQFDFs0kj9ASwdaXohusE833r9bFEf66m5kA%3D%0A&m=8%2FAgl1bSf764M%2BtQQrLWDB1l0IVHtn1Gm%2B9WI%2BqTaVE%3D%0A&s=6130aaa9c479ed5886385481ed73f4e6602f01e1a6ec42ae6d80ec0b982ff95f
>> >
>> > --bgz
>> >
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>> > Ben Zimmer
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>> --
>> -Wilson
>> -----
>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>> -Mark Twain
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