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Joined: September 5, 2012
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Obligate, orientate, commentate - all silly words that don't need to exist. Oblige, orient, comment are perfectly fine.
Mix-ups in understanding lead to unnecessary "ate"s on the end of back-formed verbs. Proclamation -> proclamate? Declaration -> declarate? Obviously not.
September 5, 2012, 1:17am
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