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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Language Oddities 

After an couple email conversations with Bev, I was struck by two different language oddities:
  1. Why does the word "lisp" have an "s" in it? Is that just coincidence, or was it done purposefully to be cruel?

  2. Isn't it kind of funny that the word "harassment" has the word "ass" right in the middle there? Does that make using the word harassment, harassing in and of itself?
Isn't English fun?

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Why do flammable and inflammable mean the same thing?

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  Posted at October 20, 2005 9:01 PM by Blogger Paco  
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