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I grew up in Montreal and lived there until the early 90s. Like Des, I heard and used wicked as a positive intensifier, either with a noun or as a standalone exclamation. I haven't heard it used that way since I moved to Colorado.
Commented Jun 10, 2010 on
For most of the English-speaking world, wicked is an adjective that means evil. In the Boston area, however, wicked has long been used as an adverbial intensifier meaning very, e.g., wicked pissah. (The Bay Area equivalent, of much more recent vintage, is hella.) But recently I saw two ads that ...
Used as a noun, "pharmaceutical" only refers to drugs, not companies. phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal –adjective 1.pertaining to pharmacy or pharmacists. –noun 2.a pharmaceutical preparation or product. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pharmaceutical
Commented Apr 19, 2010 on
Frequent contributor Bernard L. pointed me to this National Geographic "infographics". This surely belongs to the Art section of the infographics gallery, which I discussed in the "Whither Infographics" post. This fact is acknowledged by the editors who labeled this "Art: Fish Pharm". It's a...
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