[Ads-l] _into_ as an adjective

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Sun Jul 12 05:26:12 UTC 2015


Why not just his present interest?  'I used to be into R&B but now my into 
music is rap.'
Dave Hause
-----Original Message----- 
From: Wilson Gray
Sent: Saturday, July 11, 2015 10:27 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: _into_ as an adjective

On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 10:46 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Guessing this is just a typo -- "into" for "intro", no?


If this were a hapax and not written by a black guy, I might give that
analysis consideration. 

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