game change-y
Posted: 29 October 2017 08:33 PM   [ Ignore ]
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This review of a series called “Ray Donavan” (Showtime) had this as part of the review of the series season’s finale episode:

“Although it’s unclear what — or who — puts Ray in a permanent New York state of mind (something to do with daughter Bridget, perhaps?), it’s safe to assume something drastic and game change-y occurs in the episode.”

I have not seen “game change-y” before. Is this something new, or are they trying to create a new way of saying, “ game changing”?

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Posted: 29 October 2017 11:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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There are examples of this (with various punctuation and spelling choices) dating back to 2011.

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http://nationalpost.com/opinion/scott-stinson-frank-klees-bold-confusing-doomed-gambit
October 26, 2011
But Mr. Klees is insisting that his move to seek the Speaker’s chair is not so game-changey at all, telling reporters on Tuesday:

https://www.flickfilosopher.com/2011/05/doctor-who-blogging-the-doctors-wife.html
Sun May 15 2011
In just those few lines about the Time Lord called the Corsair, we get a lot of game-changey stuff, too

http://vegankicks.com/tag/tyvek/
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
We here at Vegan Kicks love to find out about new companies and brands who sorta come out of nowhere and do big, game changey thangs.
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I would not be surprised if all of these were completely independent coinages. Ad hoc formation of adjectives using the suffix -y is common.

https://news.avclub.com/nostalgia-comes-with-fantastic-hair-in-this-stranger-th-1798253810
Now, the company has released a more traditional Halloween promo video for the series, but with a perfectly Stranger Thingsy twist

http://www.dailypuppy.com/dogs/isabella-the-dachshund-mix_2012-03-10
Just LOVE your Jack Russell whiskers and your dachshundy ears!

http://tweettunnel.com/reverse3.php?ga=0&b=y&pgn=7&id=80683734&pn=3
@ddale8 Very Louis the fourteenthy

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