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Subject:Current/Present From:"Daniel E. Wise" <dewise -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Sat, 29 Jun 1996 09:57:27 -0700
Methinks we swallow camels and choke on gnats. The language is
evolving (some say devolving). If you are a purist, current and
present are *not* synonyms. If you don't care, they are. Thus
triweekly means both three times a week (formerly thrice weekly) and
once per three weeks, and on and on. If you buy prepend, why do you
choke on current meaning present?
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