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Discussion Topic  aput (in Community) by aput
For personal reasons, nothing to do with this community, I am pulling out of the Internet. I am unli......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Apostrophe again, sorry. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
'Short on' sounds highly dialectal to me, and I'd always say 'short of'. I can never work out what ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Judas goat (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
Another useful employee is the Tennessee fainting goat. It has a genetic defect that means its legs ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Fortuitously" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
If he meant 'fortuitously', it's unexplained why it is. It would be fortuitous if they had decided t......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Have you seen a resurgence? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
In my work I am constantly reading text like "its profile has witnessed a thrilling resurgence recen......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Further vs. Farther (in Potpourri) by aput
I think that was Geoff Pullum on ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Word-spotting (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
In ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Further vs. Farther (in Potpourri) by aput
I have heard of such a "rule", but I'm sure like all such pseudo-rules it has little basis in fact. ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Epicaricacy" found! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
But 'Schadenfreude' did become an English word. And in that case, the given first citation is indeed......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Epicaricacy" found! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
Well no, it's used as a ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Pronunciations (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
The -o- of anthrop- is long in Greek, so if we were doing this from scratch there's a good case for ......
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Poll  RE: Micturate (in Potpourri) by aput
Snap....
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Poll  RE: Micturate (in Potpourri) by aput
Yes, and the more regular ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Colophon (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
Ah, I didn't bother checking the English etymology: having found colon-1 I assumed the other was a s......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Colophon (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
There's no suitable Greek suffix containing -ph- that could relate the two. Let's see what ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Colophon (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
It spooks me when my Sprachgefühl flags up a word I've never thought of in that context: but I ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Gnosis (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
Oh well, inceptive and inchoative are the same thing grammatically. The '(?)' is there because for s......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Gnosis (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
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Discussion Topic  RE: Thole (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
Good question, with no definite answer. Dictionary makers have to decide whether to set words out as......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Pronunciations (in Questions & Answers about Words) by aput
{revope} means 'reverse open e', and is that small 3 symbol. It's a symbol used exclusively for the ......
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