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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

"How to be Topp"

"A gerund shut out. No place for it in one of my sentences."

The discussion at the Crack Den turned to gerunds, and how they were formed by adding an "ing", which lead to this post:

smithing is a verb, so i don't see why locksmithing wouldn't be.
chicago dyke, greened
so is rogering, and billing, and franking.
And then, of course, this post:
I'm still trying to get "roberting" accepted.

Just need to decide what it should mean.
Rmj, Love Stupid Theologist
And wrapped up (so far as I was concerned) with this post:

Just need to decide what it should mean.

roberting: the act of annoying atheists and making pithy comments in the morning that are cynically amusing.

chicago dyke, greened
Now I just need to figure out how to work it into the masthead.

"Social snobery. A gerund 'cuts' a gerundive"

Images courtesy of St. Custard's.


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