Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Thu Feb 16 05:20:32 UTC 2006

On 2/15/06, Benjamin Zimmer <bgzimmer at> wrote:
> "After they get cut, they hug very manfully and brokebackly for a
> million years and then cry like babies, and it is awesome and very
> sweet and very sad."

Another adverb, "brokebackingly", gets a couple of blog hits:

By the way, he is also fervently against gay marriage. Hmm ... so why
does the way he dress seem highly brokebackingly suspicious?
Also, winterCoates is thinking about complaining to the FCC about the
Puppy Bowl and how Brokebackingly gay it was.

--Ben Zimmer

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