A new phenomenon?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Mon Dec 17 16:32:07 UTC 2007

On Dec 17, 2007, at 7:01 AM, Jon Lighter wrote:

> The catachresis that will not die:
> ... these are phenomenon which we ...

plural "phenomenon" would probably be spreading even faster than it is
if singular "phenomena" weren't also spreading.

we last went over this ground early in september.


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