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Subject:German/Latin Words From:Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET> Date:Fri, 1 Aug 1997 10:09:22 -0500
If anybody's interested, there was an article a few years back in the
Journal entitled "Why We Use Big Words, An Historical Perspective" that
addressed the historical reasons for often preferring Latinate over
Anglo-Saxon. Don't remember the issue and it seems to have fled from my
collection. The STC database only seems to go back a year or so, and I
couldn't open the abstracts text file on the STC FTP site. Sorry, I tried to
get the citation.
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