Now, how many ... (was careen vs. career)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sun Nov 29 00:13:56 UTC 2009

I would use careen in conversation and writing.

The word careen is of special interest to me as I was caught writing "the dolls careened off the shelves" not too long ago. FWIW, BB

On Nov 28, 2009, at 3:52 PM, David Barnhart wrote:

> How many would use _career_ over _careen_ in conversation, given the
> closeness of their meanings?

The American Dialect Society -

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