"Grocery" Is A Verb

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    A person does not "go to the grocery store". They "go grocery".

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    What the fuck are you babbling about?

    gro·cer·y (gr[​IMG][​IMG]s[​IMG]-r[​IMG])
    n.
    pl. gro·cer·ies
    1.
    A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies.
    2. groceries Commodities sold by a grocer.



    Looks like a noun to me!
     
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    What if you say you are getting groceries? Wouldn't it be a noun then?
     
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    To me that conjures up an image of a bag boy going nuts....like instead of "go postal", they "go grocery".
     
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    T'aint a noun in upstate New York, the epicenter of the English language. Shove over, xotoxi.
     
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    Nobody gets "groceries". They get "things". As in:

    I have to go grocery again, damnit. I forgot a few things.

     
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    If you are in upstate NY, then you go to Wegmans.
     
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    Haven't been there in forty years. I think I went to the A & P.
     

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