Saturday, May 27, 2006

A complex compound modifier

Garlicky Pork Sausage Stuffed Crisp Fried Maryland Soft Shell Crab [Language Log]

I'd have thrown in a few hyphens, but you get the picture.

3 Comments:

At 8:49 PM, May 28, 2006, Blogger Bill said...

Anybody else notice LL's misuse of "acronym"?

 
At 9:22 PM, May 28, 2006, Blogger Nicole said...

Man, that is an error I almost never notice.

 
At 2:21 PM, May 30, 2006, Blogger phreaddy said...

Also incorrectly hyphenated "naturally occurring"

 

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