Fwd: Re: "Dollarization"

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Sat May 1 21:27:32 UTC 1999

New!?  Well, that depends upon what is "new".  _Dollarization_ appears in
The Barnhart Dictionary Companion Vol. 4.1-2 (c. 1985) with an earliest
date of 1980.

When should we call a term new?  This has been a thread of debate since
the first Barnhart Dictionary of New English (c. 1973).

David K. Barnhart
Barnhart at highlands.com

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