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hilarleo

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March 11, 2005

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affectatious

  • March 11, 2005, 2:05am

I have never _heard_ in modern use where it was not a corruption of . I notice people in speaking are quite confused between using and and can be a passive-aggresive reflection of the confusion. I had no idea the word could actually mean and , but I believe this is a long obsolete usage and peoples' intended meaning is probably . . . If I was to use the word and expect to be understodd, I would have to define the word by a context, i.e.. "Spelling on line, you may have noticed, is affectatious- utterly atrocious."