Monday, August 27, 2007

Belt Belt Belt of Verbs

Today is Start-of-Semester Day in Syracuse (even if I don't teach until tomorrow). How better to celebrate the occasion than by adding a verb to the belt of verbs (and thereby contributing to the Greater Verbiage)?

He'd discourse on the animals' diets, reproduction, life spans, their interesting and unusual characteristics. (48)

A rare sighting of discourse as verb. Tracy Kidder wrote this about Paul Farmer in Mountains Beyond Mountains (a book which I will think of as Verbs Beyond Verbs from this point forward).

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