Data points: nouning, zero plurals 8/9/10

From Peter Savodnik’s Talk of the Town piece “The Pictures: Blow-up” (New Yorker, 7/26/10), about Gail Boykewich, who makes life-like inflatable dolls (inflatables — note nouning of adjective, either directly or by truncation) for the movies: Sitting in her studio in the woods [in Oakland, New Jersey], surrounded by paints, pliers, a staple gun, and … Continue reading Data points: nouning, zero plurals 8/9/10