03 September 2016

sciencing

I'm pleased that science has become a denominative verb "sciencing". As in when one zealously tackles a problem using the methods of science, one might be described as "sciencing the shit out of it". I like this phrase very much.
There's nothing wrong with "verbing nouns". It does not, as Calvin claimed, "weird language". It's just a normal process. Neologisms almost always take a while to bed in.

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