more on wrap rage

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sun Nov 16 17:40:32 UTC 2008

On Nov 16, 2008, at 9:07 AM, Ben Zimmer wrote:

> ... In this OUPblog column I listed some more "rages" gleaned from the
> Oxford English Corpus:

this adds

   X = air, desk, parking, phone, spam, surf

to the items in the OED entry (cited in my first "all the rage"
posting).  of these six, half (parking, phone, surf) have not been
discussed on ADS-L.

McFedries's coining "rage rage" is cute.  (unfortunately, i can't open
his "rage rage" page.)


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