Inspecting language abuse

10th August 2012 at 01:00

You castigate "to medal" as a case of noun-as-verb abuse (Naughty step, 3 August), but what about "Ofsted" as a case of noun-as-verb-as-adjective abuse? Or am I being ultra-critical and thus, to coin a new usage, behaving Ofstedly?

Colin Richards, Spark Bridge, Cumbria.

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