4 posts tagged with language by Robot Johnny.
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What words, in addition to little and pretty, can have double meanings to describe both qualitative and quantitative properties? For example, "little" can refer to the size of an object (my little pony), or to the amount of something (ye of little faith). Likewise, "pretty" can describe how attractive something looks (pretty in pink), but also modify the degree to which something is (these examples are pretty dumb).
Contemporary pop culture term equivalent, in both meaning and ridiculousness, to "getting jiggy wit it"? [more inside]
Help me solve a riddle! A baker bakes, a painter paints, a teacher teaches... [more inside]
What are the origins of "homina homina homina!!" as an expression to denote, er, lustful desires?