[Ads-l] nasty, n.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 22 06:24:08 EDT 2016


CNN:

"With more than two weeks to go, there's still a lot of nasty out there."

Though they still look odd on the page, these freely nominalized adjectives
(often replacing nouns in "-ness") are beginning to  sound perfectly normal
- at least to me.  I predict they will eventually become standard Inglish.

And if others agree, I'll stop posting them.

JL

-- 
"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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