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"He's a quarterback, he's a winner, he's a TV draw, he's a verb." But he's not related.
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Isola: For Knicks' Phil Jackson, life is still a beach

Relationships / Weddings : Rules of Engagement (7 hours ago)

Phil Jackson’s path from the locker room to his car at Madison Square Garden is now protected by security guards and media relations officials who apparently didn’t get the memo that the Knicks president wants to repair the relation... Read Post

depooified

Academics / Linguistics : Wordlustitude (6 years ago)

verb. Do I have to draw you a map, complete with scratch 'n' sniff technology? I can't do everything around here.Related term: depoopified.Real citation: "oooh excitement here at Chez Trash. When i got home from work there was a let... Read Post

Are “loath” and “loathe” related?

Linguistics / Grammar : Grammarphobia (3 months ago)

Q: I assume the adjective “loath” (meaning reluctant) and the verb “loathe” (meaning to dislike) are relations of one sort or another. Which of these came first? And where did it come from? A: Yes, the two words are related. John Ay... Read Post


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