[Ads-l] more nominalized adjs.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 13 18:17:19 EST 2016


Sonic:  "Nothing tastes better than free!"

Am starting to think these nominalized forms occur only in objective
positions. True?

JL

On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 8:23 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Trailer for the new Warren Beatty movie: "If you're crazy, I want more
> crazy!"
>
> JL
>
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 6:09 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Jonathan Lighter <
>> wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > The ad says that to make the Duluth Trading Fire Hose Shirt Jac, it took
>> > "tough,  toasty, and some cozy."
>> >
>>
>> Another example, from the NYT Online:
>>
>> "The hatred toward her would have bloomed forth unchecked: more
>> obstruction, more mudslinging, more investigations, _more vile_ would have
>> been in store for her."
>> --
>> -Wilson
>> -----
>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>> -Mark Twain
>>
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>
>
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>



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