euonym and caconym

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 2 16:05:58 UTC 2013

"Euonym" has gained some traction since a kid won a spelling-bee with it in
1997. But OED can't find either of these rare and diverting terms before
they popped up in the _Century Dictionary_.

Neither can GB.



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