[Ads-l] vom

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 13 11:13:54 EDT 2016

> On May 13, 2016, at 10:34 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> CNN: Miley Cyrus Tweets that Donald Trump makes her feel like she's "gonna
> vom."

Possibly a truncation, but I prefer to think of it as a reanalysis: "vom it" (transitive) vs. "vom" (intransitive):
"I ate it and now I'm gonna vom it."
"I drank too much and now I'm gonna vom."  


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