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Re: OT: Fun, was Re: First thoughts on Imperial

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Thursday, July 24, 2003, 22:11
Muke Tever wrote:
> "Great big X" is common.
But that can only modify a noun, as in "Great big problem". "Great" here is modifying "problem" not "big", i.e., "problem which is great and big". It's the same kind of construction as "Big ugly dog". -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42