Safire: "... You cannot say 'more *woman*'; ..."

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Mar 20 00:27:19 UTC 2007

>In a similar syntactic vein, Bo Diddley specified himself as being
>"500% _more man_ / [and] can lay more pipe than a plumber can" back in

And of course, Muddy Waters was a "mannish boy".

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