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20 October 2006 @ 06:23 pm
Subjective Adjective  
Observation: "lots" has become an adverb.

cry, lots.
laugh, lots.
sneezing lots!
To Mega Thereminrwx on October 21st, 2006 02:00 am (UTC)
randomly selected, lots.
Douglaschiaspod on October 21st, 2006 02:20 am (UTC)
... hasn't it been an adverb for quite a while?

Kburgunder on October 21st, 2006 03:14 pm (UTC)
lots of driving?
Douglaschiaspod on October 21st, 2006 04:30 pm (UTC)
lots of driving?

Right - it's a noun there. But there is an adverb "lots," and it's been around for a while. That's one of the wonders of hte English language - since it's an uninflected language, words can play multiple roles without changing spelling; for instance, "deep" can be a noun ("the briny deep"), an adjective ("the night is lovely, dark and deep"), or an adverb ("go deep").
Paxpaxamillion on October 21st, 2006 06:00 pm (UTC)
"Lots" of good thoughts!