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Subject:Re: 'Prepend' isn't a word, is it? From:Jim Aikens <jaikens -at- ZOOMIT -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 14 May 1999 14:24:03 -0400
>I've searched all my resources and I can't find 'prepend' as a word,
>I've seen it used in several documents to indicate adding something to
>the beginning of something else (vs. append attaching something to the
>end of something else).=20
>Has anyone else seen this usage or could suggest another word or phrase
>to replace it?
Why not simply "prefix"? Its a legitimate verb.
Of course, it all depends on how tightly it's attached since "pend"
suggests just hanging there, as in "God prepended a tail to the cat."