"... _all most_ everything else ..."

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Wed Nov 23 01:02:08 UTC 2011

On Nov 21, 2011, at 11:32 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> Whoa! Is _almost_ so close to death that even those few of us who
> still use it no longer know how to spell it?

quite a lot of examples, just of "all most everything", not to mention other "all most" cases.

an interesting development, exactly contrary to the solidification of "all right" to "alright" -- and maybe fostered by the barrage of corrections of "alright" to "all right".


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