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All curators now

“Curating” used to mean caring for part of a museum collection. Now it means all sorts of things

Think similar

We’ve had nouns being turned into verbs, and now there’s a rash of adjectives being used as nouns

Hey dude

Once it meant dandy, but now “dude” means a guy – or even a wife

You’ve been verbed

Friending, trending, even evidencing and statementing...plenty of nouns are turning into verbs. What’s going on?

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