As Sarah Palin attested recently, never misunderestimate that English is a living language. So, when someone transformationed nouns into verbs, all you refudiators better just got to celebrate it!
What do these words and phrases have in common? Friend, Google, TiVo, log in, contact, barbecue, unlike, concept, text, Photoshop, leverage, party, Xerox, reference, architect, parent, improv, transition, diligence, host, chair, gift, heart, impact?
They’ve all been declared--by someone, somewhere, whether a usage expert or just a self-appointed language cop--”not verbs.” It doesn’t matter whether they’re useful, interesting, or entertaining as verbs; to many people, if a word began its life as a noun, then ”verbing” it (like I did there) is just wrong.
Erin McKean articled this interesting observation (and protest) about verbing: Link