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"Verbizing" - when H/Jers make nouns into verbs

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  • "Verbizing" - when H/Jers make nouns into verbs

    On a recent thread, someone pointed out the propensity for H/J'ers to make nouns into verbs. Thought I'd share a conversation from a recent horse show.

    Friend: "Are you classic'ing?"

    Me: "No, but I'm equitating."

    :-)

    Thought you might enjoy. Feel free to share!
    ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~

  • #2
    Don't forget "Trial-ing"

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    • #3
      How about "flatting"??

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      • #4
        It goes the other way too, verbs to nouns.
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        • #5
          How about adjectives into verbs?

          "Fitting him up?"

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          • #6
            Lessoning!

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            • #7
              Vetting?
              Trailering

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              • #8
                A few years ago I coined the term "Anky-inated".
                defined: the hunter adaptation of riding deep

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                • #9
                  Don't forget "ribboning".
                  "It's like a Russian nesting doll of train wrecks."--CaitlinandTheBay

                  ...just settin' on the Group W bench.

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                  • #10
                    we are famous for these ones at the barn where i ride:

                    we horse ride/ go horse riding
                    and we horse show

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                    • #11
                      oh its so true!

                      lessoning

                      equitating for sure

                      ribboning

                      booting (like booting my horse, like putting his boots on, haha. not throwing the horse out!)

                      i know theres tons more, but theyre hard to think of when you try to recall them!
                      (|--Sarah--|)

                      Blitz <3 & Leap of Faith <3

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                      • #12
                        videoing - or whatever its digital equivalent is

                        tacking up and untacking (or tacking down as one of our barn moms calls it)
                        The Evil Chem Prof

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by hrsgirl07 View Post
                          we are famous for these ones at the barn where i ride:

                          we horse ride/ go horse riding
                          and we horse show

                          Yes, 'horse show' is definitely a verb!
                          ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~

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                          • #14
                            clinic-ing
                            Auventera Two:Some women would eat their own offspring if they had some dipping sauce.
                            Serious Leigh: it sounds like her drama llama should be an old schoolmaster by now.

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                            • #15
                              The really sad thing is that some of these are so commonplace that my first was, "Now what is so wrong with ____?"

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                              • #16
                                We also have the ability to use verbs in ways confusing to non-riders:

                                "That line doesn't ride like it walks."
                                ~ A true friend knows all there is to know about you and still likes you. -E. Hubbard

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Pirateer View Post
                                  The really sad thing is that some of these are so commonplace that my first was, "Now what is so wrong with ____?"
                                  I know, I had to go check Websters on a few of these!
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                                  The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances. - ET

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                                  • #18
                                    "colicing"
                                    "bridling" or "haltering"


                                    Or verbs used in other unique ways, like what Mia412 said:

                                    "He's sucking back."

                                    It just conjures up a funny image for me when I think about it.

                                    I like logical people---they provide a nice contrast to the real world.

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                                    • #19
                                      what about lessoning? i hear that one a lot.

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                                      • #20
                                        What about shoeing? I do not think thats a word.

                                        There are so many others. I just can not think of them as they are normal to me.

                                        saddling?
                                        I love cats, I love every single cat....
                                        So anyway I am a cat lover
                                        And I love to run.

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