WOrds of the Year

Simon,Beth Simon at IPFW.EDU
Mon Jan 10 16:02:38 UTC 2000

A colleague here asked about the -gate suffix. Actually, what she cried out was,
"But what about the suffix of the decade?"
I think I remember a discussion, both of -gate, the suffix, and having a suffix of
SOME TIME UNIT. Did these occur?

beth simon
assistant professor, linguistics and english
indiana university purdue university
simon at ipfw.edu
simon at home2.mysolution.com

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