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Re: Use of obscure words like “ebulliate”  •  September 3, 2010, 2:28am  •  0 vote

In a belletristic context, go for it; why not? Trust your instincts. Some rules of thumb. It's in bad taste to use an obscure word just because you can; use obscure words only when you think th

Re: “Anglish”  •  July 15, 2010, 2:25am  •  6 votes

Shouldn't that be "a of English, which words of over those of and"? Since "form" is Latin, "linguistic" and "purism" are both Latin-Greek hybrids, "favor" is French, "native" is Latin, "origin" is

Re: Like a red herring, but unintentional.  •  February 5, 2010, 1:22am  •  0 vote


Re: Table of Content vs Table of Contents  •  October 30, 2009, 11:56pm  •  29 votes

The sense of "content" used in "online content" or "content producers" is not enumerable. But the phrase "table of contents" uses it in the older sense of "things contained", as in "the contents of h

Re: on “condition”  •  July 21, 2009, 12:01am  •  0 vote

The short answer is that you should what your editor tells you. The long answer depends on what you are editing. If (as it seems) you are editing a scientific journal, it might be relevant that a qu