[Ads-l] more nominalized adjs.

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Nov 14 00:57:30 UTC 2016

> On Nov 13, 2016, at 4:21 PM, David Champion <dgc.ads at BIKESHED.US> wrote:
> * On 13 Nov 2016, Jonathan Lighter wrote: 
>> Sonic:  "Nothing tastes better than free!"
>> Am starting to think these nominalized forms occur only in objective
>> positions. True?
> Nominalized is the new verbed.

of course, you mean:

  nouned is the new verbed

or, maybe:

  nouning gives language a lot of weird


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