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Re: infix

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Thursday, March 29, 2001, 18:51
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Marcus Smith wrote:

>At 3/29/01 10:45 AM +0300, you wrote: >>On 29 March, Marcus Smith wrote: >> >> >John Cowan wrote: >> > >> > >> >>Which is why "immaterial" becomes "imma-bloody-material", which a >> >>copy of "-ma-". >> > >> >That's attested?! I would have ranked that as about as good as >> >"ab-fucking-solutely". >> >>I also doubt that "ab-fucking-solutely" is likely to be said > >That was my point. It sounds attrocious to me, as does the >"imma-bloody-material" example.
Curiously, there is a radio spot currently playing where the f-word is used as an infix (though not spoken as such). I don't know what it's advertising, but the word used is unf***ingacceptable; spoken as "un-something-acceptable". Padraic.
>Marcus Smith