Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Dec 12 17:37:26 UTC 2008

At 12/12/2008 12:09 PM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
>Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED
>Caveats: NONE
>The OED has release another quarter's worth of revisions.
>In the second link, editor John Simpson says:
>"What that list, extracted from all of the entries in the range, fails
>to show is that the range includes the monumental prefix re- (69
>screensworth of material on the OED's editorial computer system). "
>He uses "screensworth" as a single word.  I'd have written "screens'
>worth".  (and note that "screensworth" is not in the OED.)

He has to put it into writing before he can put it into the OED.


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