"too good a shooters" redux, for the masses

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Wed Jun 16 15:35:06 UTC 2004

Larry Horn writes:

 "What a compliment to Roger Clemens, to be compared at 40 to a young
pitcher like Mark Prior--that's quite a stuff he's got."

And just in case we weren't sure he could actually use a mass noun
like "stuff" in this construction, he went on to say of someone else,
I forget who, that he had "not as good a stuff".

Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow!

-- Mark Mandel
[This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]

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