Verbing

verbing postings (zero conversion only, not –ize, -ify, etc.) in AZBlog

note: this is not a list of all the verbings in my files, but rather a list of postings

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5/11/10: sandwich:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/05/11/sandwich/
sandwich

7/17/10: The Zits bath:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/07/17/the-zits-bath/
spit-bath ‘give a spit-bath’

7/22/10: Zippy goes zip-lining:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/zippy-goes-zip-lining/
zip-line (verbing or back-formation?)

8/1/10: Data points: verbing 8/1/10:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/08/01/data-points-verbing-8110/
mandamus

8/18/10: Data points: verbing 8/18/10:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/08/18/data-points-verbing-81810/
quote ‘originate (a notable quote/quotation)’

9/12/10: Data points: verbing, back formation 9/12/10:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/data-points-verbing-back-formation-91210/
catwalk ‘perform on or as on a catwalk at a fashion show; put someone or something on a catwalk, display someone or something on a catwalk’

10/21/10: Astonishing verbings:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/10/21/astonishing-verbings/
euthanasia, intercourse

12/24/10: Advances in verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/advances-in-verbing/
mice

2/23/11: I was doored:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/02/23/i-was-doored/
door

2/23/11: scootering:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/scootering/
scooter

3/9/11: Scornful X-isms, X-manteaus, and X derivatives:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/scornful-x-isms-x-manteaus-and-x-derivatives/
sheen (from Charlie Sheen)

4/3/11: Verbing, mistake, or what?:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/04/03/verbing-mistake-or-what/
barber (on about); possibly a mistake

4/27/11: timesuck, the verb:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/04/27/timesuck-the-verb/
timesuck (not yet attested); mention of mommy-track, timestamp

5/5/11: Comic reporting:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/05/05/comic-reporting/
peacock

6/28/11: batting:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/batting/
bat ‘hunt for bats’

7/3/11: Verbing: dildo:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/07/03/verbing-dildo/
dildo, fist

8/26/11: bottoming:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/08/26/bottoming/
bottom (in several senses)

8/27/11: Uncle Tomming:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/08/27/uncle-tomming/
Uncle Tom

10/19/11: Annals of verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/annals-of-verbing/
escoveitch

3/24/12: to oxter:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/03/24/to-oxter/
oxter

4/13/12: rebuttal, the verb:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/04/13/rebuttal-the-verb/
rebuttal

4/15/12: The news for pet rodents:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/the-news-for-pet-rodents/
guinea-pig

4/17/12: excessed:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/excessed/
excess

4/20/12: Odds and ends:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/odds-and-ends-3/
paragon

5/8/12: umbrella-reflect:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/05/08/umbrella-reflect/
umbrella-reflect

5/9/12: times, the verb:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/05/09/times-the-verb/
times

5/30/12: Lexical gap filled:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/lexical-gap-filled/
rainbow

7/6/12: Annals of commercial verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/annals-of-commercial-verbing-showroom/
showroom

8/2/12: The great wave of verbing rolls on:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/the-great-wave-of-verbing-rolls-on/
Haefeli cartoon: social-network

8/30/12: to long grass:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/to-long-grass/
long grass; inventory of AZBlog postings on verbing

ML, 9/2/12: In this day of slack style…:
http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4161
function

2/10/13: The inevitable verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/the-inevitable-verbing/
drone ‘attack with a drone, kill by a drone’

3/12/13: Tea Party verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/03/12/tea-party-verbing/
primary

3/24/13: Cyanide and Happiness roundup:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/03/24/cyanide-and-happiness-roundup/
peer pressure

4/22/13: More on modern communication:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/more-on-modern-communications/
Facebook

5/5/13: Clubbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/clubbing/
club ‘go to (dance) clubs’

5/21/13: Verbing garbage:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/verbing-garbage/
garbage

7/1/13: Screwball comedy:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/01/screwball-comedy/
drugstore

11/4/14: Verbing the bumpkin:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/11/04/verbing-the-bumpkin/
various verbings of bumpkin

12/31/14: Verbing the Second Amendment:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/31/verbing-the-second-amendment/
second-amendment

3/7/16: Jeremy, adulting:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/07/jeremy-adulting/
adult ‘act like an adult’

3/23/16: Annals of verbing: to long-press:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/23/annals-of-verbing-to-long-press/

4/12/16: Verbing compounds: to turkey-peek, to prairie-dog:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/12/verbing-compounds-to-turkey-peek-to-prairie-dog/

4/19/16: plate my meal:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/19/plate-my-meal/
verbing of plate (food)

4/26/16: icing:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/26/icing/
verbing of noun ice

5/7/16: binge-bingeing:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/07/binge-bingeing/
possibly direct verbing of the noun binge-binge

6/24/16: Word times: two Ruthies, three Psychs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/24/word-times-two-ruthies-three-psychs/
nutshell ‘to put into a nutshell, to summarize succinctly’

10/31/16: Annals of verbing (and poetic meter):
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/31/annals-of-verbing-and-poetic-meter/
verbing of spunk ‘semen’

11/27/16: Face work:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/27/face-work/
verbs to facial, to spunk

1/2/17: Queens & Cowboys:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/02/queens-cowboys/
the verb to rodeo

1/29/17: bro-verbs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/29/bro-verbs/
verbings of the noun bro: to bro down, to bro it up, to de-bro

2/26/17: More piggery:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/26/more-piggery/
verbings of the noun pig

5/3/17: A musical decline:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/03/a-musical-decline/
verb diminuendo

5/10/17: Regional potato chips:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/10/regional-potato-chips/
the causative / inchoative verb stale ‘make or become stale’

6/17/17: For Eve V. Clark:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/17/for-eve-v-clark/
the innovative verbing sleigh ‘put into a sleigh, harness to a sleigh’; Clark & Clark 1979 on verbing

7/3/17: Getting the comic:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/03/getting-the-comic/
the verbing tip ‘give practical advice to’

10/13/17: Wrinkle cream:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/13/wrinkle-cream/
verbings denoting provision and verbings denoting removal

11/13/17: Environmentally responsible derivation:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/13/environmentally-responsible-derivation/
verb source ‘obtain from a particular source’

12/5/17: Ruthie verbs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/05/ruthie-verbs/
putative noun cahoot, verbed to cahoot with ‘be in cahoots with’

12/23/17: they kitchen-kissed again:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/23/they-kitchen-kissed-again/
possibly a verbing of the (well-attested) N + N compound kitchen-kiss ‘a kiss in the kitchen’

3/27/18: V-headed compounds:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/27/v-headed-compounds/
verbings DRONE STRIKE and MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK

6/16/18: DJ is chaired at Stanford:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/16/dj-is-chaired-at-stanford/
an assortment of verbings of the noun chair

7/13/18: Swiss steak:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/13/swiss-steak/
nonce verbings of the Adj/N Swiss: ‘to become Swiss, to make (s.o. or s.th.) Swiss, to act Swiss, to supply with Swiss things or people, to treat (s.o.) like a Swiss person’ etc.; and also ‘to add Swiss cheese to’ and the like
also: N calender and its verbing
productive pattern of verbing onomatopoetic expressions denoting noises — giving tut-tut, shush, eek, etc. both as representations of noises and as verbs denoting the making of such a noise

7/23/18: Death by verbing:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/23/death-by-verbing/
SMBC cartoon with verbings of quoted expressions


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