cowardly adverb

Gordon, Matthew J. GordonMJ at MISSOURI.EDU
Fri Feb 8 00:35:24 UTC 2013

In case anyone is collecting examples of -ly adjectives being used adverbially:

"The Riverside officers were cowardly ambushed." -Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck.

Quoted in NYT and elsewhere

-Matt Gordon

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