[anything] - gate love

[anything] - gate

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  • Aren't people sick of labeling every new political scandal whatever"-gate"? Cuz I sure am.

    December 11, 2009

  • For shame, thtownse, what provoked you to make such a controversial statement? You just instigated Wordnikgate!

    December 11, 2009

  • It's very unfortunate.

    December 11, 2009

  • wordnikgate - nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    December 11, 2009

  • The -gate morpheme is not my favourite either. It's a blunt instrument, but I have to concede that it works.

    December 11, 2009

  • Has anyone attempted a list of -gates? I am about to, in fifteen seconds.

    December 11, 2009

  • I feel bad for the poor, besmirched Watergate Hotel. This is a pretty sad (and linguistically atrocious) legacy to leave.

    December 11, 2009

  • This one makes my skin crawl. I especially loathe its application to everyday non-scandals. It wouldn't be quite so bad if it was reserved for actual Watergate-style goings-on of a gubu nature.

    December 12, 2009

  • Don't feel bad for the Watergate, use. They do quite well.

    December 12, 2009

  • Hi, thtownse -- here is the list you requested.

    You might also enjoy this article from the Snowclones Database.

    December 13, 2009