[Ads-l] new sense of the F-word

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 9 01:20:55 EST 2021


In a similar vein, from YouTube [upper-case original]:

Waffle House at 3am after a party _SLAPS_!

It was posted _yesterday_ (Wednesday, 7 Dec 2021).

On Tue, Dec 7, 2021 at 7:47 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> Also rendering intransitive "fucked" and "sucked" virtual antonyms.  Who
> knew?
>
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2021 at 5:33 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > John Oliver  ("Last Week Tonight") was reporting on the brief, incredible
> > success of Chex cereals in 1992, after the introduction of the
> "ChexQuest"
> > video game:
> >
> > "For six weeks in 1992, Chex cereals _fucked!_"
> >
> > Like "rocked" but better.
> >
> > JL
> >
> > --
> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."
> >
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- Wilson
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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.
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