[Ads-l] "saxophone" as an adverb

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 12 11:11:29 EDT 2020


Today's NYT:

"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."

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/books/review/kurt-andersen-evil-geniuses.html

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