Word of the Day: Uncircumsize

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Sep 9 23:42:26 UTC 2011

On Sep 9, 2011, at 4:35 PM, victor steinbok wrote:
> From Jeffrey Goldberg's interview with Mel Gibson:
> http://goo.gl/EpLwT
> http://goo.gl/6h5Gc
>> Jeffrey Goldberg: There are some unpleasant aspects to this story, you
>> know. Some crazy stuff went on. Some of the people were so in love with
>> Greek culture that they would _uncircumcise_themselves_... It was a war
>> about circumcision in some ways.... I don't know how you dramatize that.
> The word is morphologically transparent. But how do you DO that??

of course there's a Wikipedia entry:


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