"X redux"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 26 03:43:02 UTC 2002

At 6:55 PM -0400 7/25/02, Duane Campbell wrote:
>On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 15:51:49 -0400 Jesse Sheidlower <jester at PANIX.COM>
>>  Various dictionaries do include this, with definitions like
>>  "(used postpositively) brought back, revisited, returned,"
>>  etc., which is certainly how I intended it. I believe it was
>>  originally in titles, e.g. Trollope's _Phineas Redux,_ more
>>  recently Updike's _Rabbit Redux_ and so forth.
>It is also a word much favored by Newsweek.

And by me; I gave a paper a couple of years ago on "Welsh rarebit" as
etymythology, called of course "Rarebit Redux".


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