clare.kelley

Joined: November 9, 2006  (email not validated)

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Re: An unforecasted dilemma  •  January 23, 2007, 9:49am  •  0 vote

Nope, doesn't count for Scrabble, despite the validity, it has to actually be listed in the dictionary, and the official Scrabble dictionary, sadly, is the wholly lacking Merriam-Webster's.

Re: Exact same  •  December 18, 2006, 11:00am  •  3 votes

I'd say it's not necessarily grammatical, but as a well-established idiom, you don't sacrifice clarity by using it. It's similar to the expression "full well", as in "he knew full well that writing 'e

Re: injecting swear words  •  November 9, 2006, 9:44am  •  1 vote

Tmesis is part of a larger linguistic process known as infix. Infix simply involves adding a morpheme into the middle of a word to change its meaning, tmesis involves adding a morpheme with semantic s