Gregory {Greg} Downing gd2 at IS2.NYU.EDU
Mon Aug 16 15:30:41 UTC 1999

At 11:11 AM 8/16/99 EDT, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>>>From another discussion group:
>< . . . The programe include my own specialisms, video and ESP, and it also it
>includes what I think is a first anywhere, an MA Principles of
>Interpreting. . . .>
>Is SPECIALISMS normal English?

"Specialism" occurs fifteen times in OED2. OED2's citations make it look
like an Anglicism. Note "programe" (presumably a typo for the UK spelling
"programme") in the quote you give.

Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing at nyu.edu or gd2 at is2.nyu.edu

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