[Ads-l] more nominalized adjs.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 12 23:09:02 UTC 2016

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> The ad says that to make the Duluth Trading Fire Hose Shirt Jac, it took
> "tough,  toasty, and some cozy."

Another example, from the NYT Online:

"The hatred toward her would have bloomed forth unchecked: more
obstruction, more mudslinging, more investigations, _more vile_ would have
been in store for her."
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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