Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Apr 22 00:13:01 UTC 2006

At 4/21/2006 07:19 PM, Wilson wrote:
>                     However, I stand
>four-square behind the prescriptivists in feeling that there is no such
>standard term as "unfortuitous."

Why is there not this word?  It would have a different meaning than
"unfortunate", as has been noted here.  (The OED does not have
"infortuitous" either.)


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