[Ads-l] Idle curiosity

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 12 16:09:02 UTC 2015


Clutch as an adjective in the context of sports is new??

DanG

On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 8:26 AM, Arnold Zwicky <arnold.zwicky at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> > On Jul 12, 2015, at 5:17 AM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM> =
> wrote:
> >=20
> > Just wondering if anyone has anything interesting to say about these =
> words:
> >=20
> > Doxx (v.)/-ed/-ing
> > Clutch (adj.?) As in "Watch ESPN [app] is pretty clutch." (Taken from
> > actual ESPN Radio commercial.)
> > Spend (n.) As in "You can monitor your company's spend [via
> app].=E2=80=9D=
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> =E2=80=9Cclutch=E2=80=9D is new to me.
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> on =E2=80=9Cdoxx=E2=80=9D, on my blog:
> http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/26/doxxing/
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> on the nouning =E2=80=9Cspend=E2=80=9D, on my blog:
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> http://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/annals-of-nouning-and-peeving=
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