[Ads-l] healthier, n.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat May 9 21:32:50 UTC 2015


> On May 9, 2015, at 5:28 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> 
>  From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
> Sent: Saturday, May 9, 2015 4:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [ADS-L] healthier, n.
> 
> The relative novelty is the ready use of adjectival forms objectively as
> well as subjectively.
> 
> Cf.
> 
> *The road to bigger is paved with good intentions.
> I suggest that the construction would attract little notice today, outside
> of the pedantic classes.
> 
> 
> Where can I go to take one?  I want to be a better.
> JSB
> 
> 
Well, if you can become a bigger, that will on some accounts automatically make you a better.  

LH
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