Article: You been verbed…

Friending, trending, even evidencing and statementing… plenty of nouns are turning into verbs. Anthony Gardner works out what’s going on …

From INTELLIGENT LIFE Magazine, Winter 2010

Mothers and fathers used to bring up children: now they parent. Critics used to review plays: now they critique them. Athletes podium, executives flipchart, and almost everybody Googles. Watch out—you’ve been verbed.

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~ by thoughtcrime2 on January 13, 2011.

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