Wednesday, March 9, 2011

This is How They Verb Nouns

Seems to me that verbing of nouns has become one of the more popular methods of word creation these days. In linguistics this is called a functional shift. Here is an example from a billboard on I-75 in Michigan that advertises Avalanche Bay Waterpark.

THIS IS HOW WE WATERPARK!

1 comment:

Ewelina Gonera said...

ha ha yes. I like that one. We also started saying things like 'I'll facebook you'' Yes, that's it! 21st Century!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...