[Ads-l] "saxophone" as an adverb

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 13 16:53:41 EDT 2020


And what the fooferall does it mean?

MAM


On Wed, Aug 12, 2020, 11:11 AM Bill Mullins <amcombill at hotmail.com> wrote:

> 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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