[Ads-l] "#blacklivesmatter"

Christopher Philippo toff at MAC.COM
Mon Jan 19 16:16:02 UTC 2015


On Jan 19, 2015, at 10:46 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> The other day I heard “hashtag" used to mean "very": "This is hashtag ridiculous."

“This is #ridiculous” wouldn’t mean “this is very ridiculous,” so I am not sure that “this is hashtag ridiculous” would necessarily mean “this is very ridiculous.”

Chris Philippo
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