Phrasal type shifting

David Craig points out an interesting usage in today's Frazz: "They're for just because." I discussed the process of turning phrases into modifiers in "Phrasally grateful", 10/18/2007: If you run out of conventional adjectives and adverbs, the English language stands ready to help. Just package an evocative phrase or two with an appropriate prosodic inflection, … Continue reading Phrasal type shifting