a (new?) back form and a weird reanalysis

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 2 05:11:46 UTC 2012

LH, WG wrote: <<<dissasemble > dissemble>>.
WB: No doubt simple haplology. Cf. Miss(iss)ippi. (A flash in my fading
neurons said: {associate ~ dissociate > disassociate}, but it is time for
my nap now.

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