Mongolian greetings

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Thu Sep 12 20:58:17 UTC 2002

To be considered for inclusion in M-W's Collegiate Dictionary, a
word has to be firmly established in English, something that is
usually measured by the frequency and duration of its use in
professionally prose.  Because of the rarity of their appearance in
English-language contexts, the Mongolian words cited in Barry
Popik's e-mail would most likely not make it into the Collegiate.

Joanne Despres

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