[Ads-l] genocidaire

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 9 15:35:46 UTC 2015


David Barnhart started a thread on the word "genocidaire" back in
September 2014. Here is a link:

http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2014-September/134287.html

JL  wrote:
> NPR used this word in a story last night. My online OED is temporarily
> inaccessible, so I haven't checked it. Tough.
>
> GB has French cites back to 1977, but English only from 1995.
>
> The NPR journalist pronounced it in thoroughly anglicized fashion, rather
> like "millionaire."
>
> JL
>
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