Verbivore

Joined: July 5, 2011

Number of comments posted: 3

Number of votes received: 1

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Recent Comments

Re: Plural of “insurance”?  •  July 6, 2011, 2:21pm  •  1 vote

"Insurances" still sounds ridiculous and, frankly, as though the speaker had not enough energy to say "types of insurance", or "insurance policies". Regardless of what archaic citations might be unea

Re: Canadian pronunciation of “out and about”  •  July 5, 2011, 5:12pm  •  0 vote

Just my two cents from Northern Wisconsin, USA: A great example of Ontario-speak (perhaps not limited to Ontario, but that is where I heard it, and it is precious!) First is the place where we park ca

Re: Hyphen, N-dash, M-dash  •  July 5, 2011, 2:26pm  •  0 vote

I must attribute "verbivore" to Richard Lederer, who, according to my research, coined the word in the early 1980's. Brilliant! This has been a most informative and enjoyable (not to mention _ei