Monday, March 19, 2007


Via comes this great example of verbing:
The verbing of English nouns continues unabated. A music producer being sentenced for attempted theft tells the court that he's got six children "on the way". The judge thinks he's marrying a women with 6 children but the producer replies, "No, I be concubining".
Read the original, in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

More on verbing from A Capital Idea:
Hoping to podium, despite feeling all Olympic-y
More verbing (or bringing words back from the dead)

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At 4:07 PM, March 19, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

On a completely unrelated note, it looks like Merrill Perlman will be taking this questions this week at


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