Re: Inventing new words?

Subject: Re: Inventing new words?
From: "Glenn J. Lea" <gjlea -at- HOOKUP -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 21:42:18 -0400

>>Come on guys, has no-one got a dictionary? Sure, prepend exists
>(Websters
>>and OU),

>This is interesting. Prepend is NOT in the American Heritage
>dictionary. There is an adjective, prepense, which means premeditated.

Not in mine either....

But then again, my home desk dictionary is a 1947 Websters. It
doesn't even have a separate listing for for Computer! (or carpal
tunnel syndrome, or eye strain, or "bleeding edge of technology,"
or ....)

:-)

Have a good day.

Glenn Lea
Tech Writer Citibank Canada
gjlea -at- hookup -dot- net

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