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Re: Debian, Iceweasel, Firefox!

Andrew Sackville-West wrote:

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 11:04:06AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 01/31/07 10:32, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 07:52:55AM -0500, Max Hyre wrote:
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
The real
interesting one to me is the battle Adobe has going to prevent
"photoshop" from becoming a synonym for "edit a photograph" or for an
edited photograph.
  It's already been, you should pardon the expression, ``verbed''.  As
in ``Was that photoshopped?'' when expressing doubt as to the
authenticity of an image.
No pardon needed. In English, any noun can be verbed. But I have a preverence for not verbing nouns unnecessarily.
Mild chortle.  You just unnecessarily verbed the noun "verb".

The "correct" way to write it would be:
   However, I have a preference for turning verbs into nouns only
   when necessary.

one should avoid unecessary enverbification whenever possible.


Well, Dutch can "Verb" too. Googlen is now in our official dictionary, to name one clear example.

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