Douglas G. Wilson
douglas at NB.NET
Wed Jan 31 20:15:23 UTC 2001
>... There's nothing in the style that marks it as a new word, and no
>indication of why
>'oro' (which AHD4 lists as the Greek prefix for 'mountain'; unless the
>coiner was mixing classical roots and meant this to be the Latin for
I suspect he's mixing roots worse than that: "oro-" < English "or": the
item can be read either this way OR that way.
It's like "backronym", probably.
-- Doug Wilson
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