[Ads-l] "saxophone" as an adverb

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Aug 12 11:14:25 EDT 2020


I’d have gone with “saxophonically” myself, although I’m no expert on saxophonics.


> On Aug 12, 2020, at 11:11 AM, Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> Today's NYT:
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> "Sometime between then and now, the writer Kurt Andersen argues in his essential, absorbing, infuriating, full-of-facts-you-didn’t-know, saxophonely written new book, America lost one of its “defining” traits: “openness to the new,” its gee-whiz tendency to “try the untried and explore the uncharted,” its “innovative, novelty-seeking, risk-taking attitudes,” its “new conceptions of freedom and fairness and self-government and national identity” — built, it must be said, atop tyrannies new and old."
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> https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/books/review/kurt-andersen-evil-geniuses.html
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