Verb nounificalization

12 AM December 1, 2005

I’m astounded that IBM condone the use of this word: Portalizing.

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At 00:26, 01 Dec 2005 RodeoClown wrote:

Eric Lippert says that verbing nouns is pretty common in English.

http://blogs.msdn.com/ericlippert/archive/2004/10/01/236740.aspx

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At 09:44, 01 Dec 2005 AndrewR wrote:

My favorite has always been the use of "medal" as a verb by commentators on the Olympics.

as in "Do you think Klim is going to medal in this race?"

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