[Ads-l] "Myth-busting" as gerund

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 2 05:33:13 UTC 2015


Headline:

"Myth-busting Scott Walker's 'Outstanding Teacher of the Year' got fired
story"

Unless it means that Scott Walker is the myth-buster, in which case it's a
participle.
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-Wilson
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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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