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Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Nouns into verbs ... good enough for Shakespeare

Here's a bit of trivia for you.

My partner was just taking the piss out of something she was reading, which ran: "When I chaired my first session, I tabled a resolution ...."

Then she burst out laughing and said, "And did they then wardrobe something and desk something else?"

I took her to task instantly, pointing out that we work in an industry where people don't try anything, they "trial" it.

I don't know why I find this habit of turning nouns into verbs irritating, because Shakespeare did it all the time.

I just got that off my chest because I've been writing all day long and my brain is frying.

My next piece will be about the Bliar's £12 million and how he earned it ...

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