Re: Don't give me words, lasting through time, give me no rhyme, show
Thu, 27 Mar 1997 20:53:55 -0600

And what about those words we need but don't have. My sister points out
that there is no word for those chunks of icy snow that collect behind
car tires. My suggestion for that was of the snortified variety.

Paula Gillespie

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997 wrote:

> How about an example of words we do like? Farmers in South Arkansas who
> have farmed with mules always have great stories about those mules. They
> also make use of very colorful language. One farmer told us a story about
> a mule that got all snortified. Now snortified means much more than just
> a snorting mule or an angry snorting mules. Snortified refers to a mule
> that is really in a special kind of mood. The "ified" ending occurs with
> lots of words in rural South Arkansas. But you won't likely hear such words
> at a 4 C's presentation.
> Lynne



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