Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Stretching the limits of verbing?

You probably know that Mr. Wizard passed away — a man who did very accessible science for kids on TV for years. A Milwaukee blog comments on the topic:
"Science" isn't a just noun used as the name of a class that some kids dread. Mr. Wizard showed how "science" is a verb. Seeing science done is fun!
So, I imagine the author is seeing verbs as good because we verbs are active, about doing, etc., right? So, it's not intended to say that there's a verb to science, but extolling this great quality of science, I imagine. Sure, there's enough verbiness in there for me. Still ...

*Time to go science me some language.

Image from here.

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