[Ads-l] to ninja-slip

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Oct 8 00:01:27 UTC 2015


> On Oct 7, 2015, at 7:46 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM> wrote:
> 
> Following up on my post on ninja-slipping yesterday, here are some examples of ninja-verbs with my guesses as to the meaning of the ninja portion. Most have to do with stealth. 
> 
> None of these verbs have many hits on Google, but clearly this is a productive morpheme. 

Indeed, as eloquently demonstrated by the entries at 

http://tinyurl.com/odtvw8x
http://tinyurl.com/oroe6td

and the title of the book at this link (although I can't vouch for the bracketing):
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/abraham-lincoln-catherine-devore/1114500383

LH


> 
> 1. to ninja-slip
> by Planet Petsy @clarepetts
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1Q8OWsK&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=OB8T-gtFWmXJyGgmOnxG1a5uNjT6xaASlPqzInfuq4U&e= 
> 
> Max the ginger ninja slipped passed all the police and got into the beales house
> 
> [stealth]
> 
> by OldmanJoe
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1PjgzkS&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=cwmTHN9Xg-FKpYaNW8EOODgwc383bB8-KWR0UEGtH38&e= 
> 
> I just remembered they Ninja slipped a prec cap on weapon damage! So skip that, prec mis-calculation
> 
> [without notice < stealth]
> 
> 2. to ninja-walk
> by GameWorldLeader
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1Lm3ilq&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=gqI8_n0J4UlA9TDCUf4o-wbSENMclb-gKOOFjhpzI60&e= 
> 
> He ninja walked downstairs to undisturb his parents and popped two EGGO waffles in the toaster.
> 
> [stealth; undisturb =? not disturb]
> 
> 3. to ninja-run
> by ElektraAnn14 
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1FXI553&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=1qsBk3tjGErVn2_84yquP4XJukJ5o9UFtA45OYyl7sU&e= 
> 
> she had a funny feeling that today just might be the day that she got a hunch, she ninja ran all the way to the Hokage’s Mansion (SP!)
> 
> [with power]
> 
> 4. to ninja-jump
> by acemcmac
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1VFD4jB&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=Z0dADObecHgNQ2Rl0S9fD3QHLzLSgG48qkpO5nc5SOo&e= 
> 
> yes, they ninja jumped out of the bushes just asking to be hit. 
> 
> [unexpectedness, in hiding]
> 
> 5. to ninja-jack
> by jose alirio barreto mendez
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1Lzwg7G&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=9mKsWHtH1Ij7_tHWnBNRJvnKqMet21xw3zz-y1TSp3c&e= 
> 
> He ninja jacked me D:
> 
> [unexpectedness?. This appears to have currency in certain games but it doesn’t seem to be related to ninjas.]
> 
> 6. to ninja-eat (eat without permission)
> by Anonymous
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1Lzwpbl&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=08rOPa31iXnoztFVqlUjPLxv462NeCn6mAHuHqkeZzE&e= 
> 
> if he had asked me I totally would not of been so butthurt over it. But no, he ninja ate my food. 
> 
> [without permission < stealth]
> 
> 7. to ninja-drink
> author(s) unknown
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1FTRWcB&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=empKkS9XyAhccnCDWFPPn1_IpH31hJWeUljtZpGTbIs&e= 
> 
> Doesn't realize that I ninja-drank it. Don't ask me what it means, I just did it.
> Is the only person that can ninja drink a soda pop.
> 
> [stealth?]
> 
> 8. to ninja-fly
> by feelingsmithy
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1L0vZqV&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=rQu7zu7YyOtZuLe3yvPctJyQTt5ZDdyEIiGgVWdPzM8&e=  (has an “I heart …” quote)
> 
> For now, I just want to talk about how I ninja flew my way to Tayuman station to meet up with the BAMF Universe!
> 
> [rapid speed?]
> 
> by krystalclear78 
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1Lm5mKa&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=lK0AGua9Ci1ieyFMSLbSvo2u34o8ssrxXsplBOXBSEA&e= 
> 
> Although it once went off and i think i ninja flew out of bed into the babies room only to find him fine!
> 
> [rapid speed, with force]
> 
> 9. to ninja-type
> by Dennis M
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1jdOqPZ&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=ELk6YeJouH1HvJEjI_qLaGW7m0MWLGqbquqQUeKunVI&e= 
> 
> She ninja typed my 2 cinder blocks, 2 bricks, in her CPU as I scanned my energy drank, that's right, I said drank and with a quick swipe of my card I was on my merry way. 
> 
> [speed?]
> 
> 10. to ninja-close
> by Courtney W
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__bit.ly_1LiPcpi&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=47HsUjkOu4I1kUO71x0rk4Q4E1XSu-uCae7XYq-hUkc&s=AO5PFivpK4k_jAXrFh_42YUzfyMX4fScSFinFdqWIv4&e= 
> 
> I was slightly confused as I didn't see him close it out, but maybe he ninja closed it
> 
> [stealth]
> 
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
> 
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> 
>> Il giorno 6 ott 2015, alle ore 20:03, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com> ha scritto:
>> 
>> To stealthily slip an object (vt) or to stealthily slip somewhere (vi)
>> 
>> Benjamin Barrett
>> 
>> Inviato da iPhone
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