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Holiday is a noun

(9 Posts)
limon Fri 14-Apr-17 08:43:09

Not a fucking verb!you cannot holiday any more than you can road.

You can take a holiday.

Trills Fri 14-Apr-17 08:46:36

Verbification of nouns has a long and noble tradition.

Trills Fri 14-Apr-17 08:48:19

I've found an article in the New York Times you might like, but it's complaining about the opposite - using verbs as nouns.

MaisyPops Fri 14-Apr-17 08:48:34

Not as irritating as somebody 'podiumed' or 'medalled' during the Olympic commentary.

Some verbs as nouns work e.g. Google, to Google something but others just sound silly to me.

Guitargirl Fri 14-Apr-17 08:49:31

Surely you can 'holiday' in the same way you can 'party' grin wink

Trills Fri 14-Apr-17 08:50:37

You gotta fight
For your right
To hooooooooooooooooooooooooooliDAY

claraschu Fri 14-Apr-17 08:56:42

Good article, Trills.

limon Fri 14-Apr-17 09:23:48

You can't party either. You can have a party...

limon Fri 14-Apr-17 09:24:04

Nor can you parent....

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