Word (Phrase?) of the Year (so far)?; Rambo'd

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Thu Jan 31 18:04:43 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
> Also, UD has the following:
> Rambo'd 2 up, 9 down
> When you have a large machine gun in a First Person Shooter video game, and
> you hear an enemies footsteps, so you run around the corner and shoot left
> to right in a chainsaw fashion and yell/type RAMBO'D!!!!
> Some slang dictionaries also have "to go rambo on"

Thread synchronicity! We can add this to the list of movie-titles-turned-verbs:



Ben Zimmer

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