Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Verbing weirds language

Gift is a noun. It is a thing that one person gives to another person. One person does not "gift" another one. Gift is not a verb. Give is a verb. If you want to give someone a book, that's fine. But do not, under any circumstances gift someone with a book. Or gift a book to him.

Thank you for your attention. That is all.

(Verbing weirds language is a direct lift from Calvin and Hobbes.

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