MadSkillz: I don't understand some of his later examples. "That was an epic failure" for example. Failure has been a noun for a long time.
ITGreen: [www.unmemorabletitle.co.uk image 800x273]
The Flexecutioner: my grandfather corrected my grammar in the early 80s when i went to a golf course with him. He said, "You don't 'golf', you play golf. It isn't a verb." As much as he was technically correct circa 1940 that usage went the way of the dodo long before that. He was just trying to teach me the usage he learned 50 years earlier.
Stoj: I think we should parking-lot this discussion until tomorrow.
RougeFemme: One that drives me crazy at work: "Are you going to send a meeting invite?" No, but I will send a meeting invitation.
Harry Freakstorm: [graphics8.nytimes.com image 592x683]Missing Panels:The Public Announcement / You're Kidding, right?The Starved to DeathWorking 20 years in IT waiting for the market to catch up to you
netgamer7k: I feel bad for people trying to learn English when crap like this goes around.
Super Chronic: Even the White House is getting in on the act, describing the "disconnect" between North Korea's rhetoric and action.I recently talked to an old college buddy who now heads a marketing division of some corporation and he was telling me all about his "spend." Like "advertising is a big percentage of our spend." I was wondering, what ever happened to the word "budget"?
FatherChaos: If you use a dictionary to look up "jiggy," what will you find?
FatherChaos: If these nominalized words annoy you, it sucks to be you. I guess you should stop using "Long time no see," since it's grammatically incorrect. After all, that phrase is a direct translation from Chinese.
tennessee.hillbilly: [do512blog.com image 250x209]/The king of wordifying everyday speechifications.
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