verbing the noun

Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 7 09:35:04 UTC 2010

Apparently this is now becoming a euphemism for choking the
purple-helmeted warrior of love, and countless other euphemisms that
are euphemisms of each other, following the pattern VERBing the NOUN.


If it's as much of an endless stream of guys verbing the noun as is
claimed, it might be a neat CBT tool for inducing social anxiety.


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Randy Alexander
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