[Ads-l] -hootered

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Fri May 13 14:31:51 EDT 2016


It's inhuman(e).

Joel


      From: Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
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 Sent: Friday, May 13, 2016 2:29 PM
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And now I can't get the song "One-Eyed, One-Horned Flying Purple People
Eater" out of my head.

Thanks a lot...

DanG

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> > On May 13, 2016, at 1:33 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> >
> > I can imagine "eyed", "legged", "haired", etc. in descriptions of
> various kinds of animals.  E.g., apods are not "legged" but pods are.
> >
> >
> > Joel
>
> Maybe so.  But why do we resist describing people that way?  It's not just
> the informational content or the unmarkedness.  I could imagine describing
> someone as "one-nosed Henry" in a context in which his brothers are all
> two-nosed (there's a song I'm thinking of called "One-Ball Reilly") but not
> as "nosed Henry".  Could we say that legged robots are more anthropomorphic
> than non-legged ones?
>
> LH
> >
> >
> >      From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> > To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > Sent: Friday, May 13, 2016 11:47 AM
> > Subject: Re: [ADS-L] -hootered
> >
> >> On May 13, 2016, at 11:35 AM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >>
> >> While researching the verb "schlong" after Trump's notorious usage, I
> had
> >> to keep filtering out "long-schlonged," "big-schlonged,"
> "mini-schlonged,"
> >> etc. from my searches on the simple past / past participle.
> >
> > Wonder if there are any examples of just plain "schlonged"/"penised" as
> a participial adjective.  There's a literature on the difference between
> the acceptable "blue-eyed", "long-legged", "brown-haired", "one-legged",
> and even "two-legged" (in contrastive contexts) as prenominal modifiers vs.
> the oddity or ungrammaticality of "eyed", "legged", "haired", and
> "legged".  But historically, one of the earlier designations for 'male
> human', back when "man(n)" was truly gender-neutral, was "waepnedman", lit.
> 'penised person' (with the obvious metaphorical identification we still
> have in "tool").
> >
> > LH
> >
> > P.S.  Just checked, and FWIW there are indeed a number of hits for "a
> penised person", although none for "a schlonged person".
> >
> >>
> >> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:13 AM, Benjamin Barrett <
> mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> You mean that the grammar allows body parts to become adjectives, as in
> >>> big-footed? That’s a good point. (I have trouble with “a big-penised
> man”
> >>> but perhaps it’s all right.) BB
> >>>
> >>>> On 12 May 2016, at 23:08, Mark Mandel <thnidu at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> The construction is standard; it's just its use with this noun that's
> >>> novel.
> >>>>
> >>>> Mark
> >>>> On May 12, 2016 7:52 PM, "Benjamin Barrett" <mail.barretts at gmail.com
> >>> <mailto:mail.barretts at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Not on Wiktionary or the Oxford Dictionary site. Googling yields
> >>> primarily
> >>>>> hits for pornographic videos.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 1. Sundays with Vlad: From Wal-Mart to Transylvania, One Man's Quest
> to
> >>>>> Live in the World of the Undead
> >>>>> by Paul Bibeau
> >>>>> 2007
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Why not feature Chucky as one of Dracula's minions and have him
> staked
> >>> by
> >>>>> a wisecracking, big-hootered paralegal with a little help from Molly
> >>>>> Ringwald?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 2. How To Fish An Ocean Pier
> >>>>> by ACTivist
> >>>>> 20 May 2012
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=AUsbx-lJRQ_lNpti7Sub_xaykREcykjiUyRHojv69fQ&e=
> <
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=AUsbx-lJRQ_lNpti7Sub_xaykREcykjiUyRHojv69fQ&e=
> <
> >>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__novatownhall.com_2012_05_20_how-2Dto-2Dfish-2Dan-2Docean-2Dpier_&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=AUsbx-lJRQ_lNpti7Sub_xaykREcykjiUyRHojv69fQ&e=
> >>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> DON’T be fooled by those big hootered women in the short skirts who
> >>> smile
> >>>>> the whole time they are lying to you.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 3. heavily hootered
> >>>>> by dawg32123212345
> >>>>> 04 August 2008
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=yWdv9mgdSN-rdZmnehZJxBIzPJYEfnPbYGTNrdir_b4&e=
> <
> >>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=yWdv9mgdSN-rdZmnehZJxBIzPJYEfnPbYGTNrdir_b4&e=
> > <
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=yWdv9mgdSN-rdZmnehZJxBIzPJYEfnPbYGTNrdir_b4&e=
> <
> >>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.urbandictionary.com_define.php-3Fterm-3Dheavily-2520hootered&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=yWdv9mgdSN-rdZmnehZJxBIzPJYEfnPbYGTNrdir_b4&e=
> >>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> [definition useless]
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 4. Why does it seem so trendy lately for large hootered women to do
> the
> >>>>> chopdown?
> >>>>> by Barack Insane Muslama
> >>>>> Not dated
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=ZsbSprj4u6rKSaR_FSXhtYByLVkfvoFEt-b6s4WKmbw&e=
> <
> >>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=ZsbSprj4u6rKSaR_FSXhtYByLVkfvoFEt-b6s4WKmbw&e=
> > <
> >>>>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=ZsbSprj4u6rKSaR_FSXhtYByLVkfvoFEt-b6s4WKmbw&e=
> <
> >>>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__answers.yahoo.com_question_index-3Fqid-3D20160428021349AAAzb5R&d=AwIFaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=pB7VNu2_TQVDEMAKXEDeGiCaBTuUdtOZPI18WgKrq0g&s=ZsbSprj4u6rKSaR_FSXhtYByLVkfvoFEt-b6s4WKmbw&e=
> >>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> As they are destroying what God blessed them with (and what so many
> >>> small
> >>>>> hootered women go under the knife to obtain) is it also just one more
> >>> way
> >>>>> for the atheist retards to spit in religion's eye?
> >>>>>
> >>>
> >>
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