The wiener and its warming (and the OED)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Mon Oct 31 20:58:25 UTC 2011

On Oct 31, 2011, at 1:51 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at> wrote:
>> Hear, hear! It is pretty rare to see "barbecue" spelled with a "c" _anymore_. Insisting on it is pedantry.
> I agree. But, OTOH, it's pretty common to see that use of _anymore_, anymore.

FWIW, the Mac E>J dictionary says "any more" is used in cases like "I won't eat any more," and the E>E dictionary gives "any more" as an alternative spelling for the adverb "anymore."

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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