[Ads-l] Underwear ad

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 6 01:53:33 EDT 2016


> On Jul 6, 2016, at 5:45 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> "These Fruit of the Loom breathable underwear are perfect!"
> 
> Once upon a time, this would have read:
> 
> "This Fruit of the Loom breathing underwear is perfect."
> 
> Oh, well.
> 
Maybe the adperson was British.  Underwear (especially if it's on the same side) work(s) together collectively as a team, so it's like "Portugal are favoured over Wales in the semis".

LH

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