[Ads-l] micro-

Dennis During dcduring at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 8 10:24:43 EST 2018


Since it has been productive for quite a while, Wiktionary has a list,
probably incomplete, of some 1500 at
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:English_words_prefixed_with_micro-.
But I don't think it would be possible to extract recent ones (eg, 21st
century) conveniently.

On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:44 PM Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> This prefix seems to be really productive in recent years. Has someone
> compiled a list of these?
>
> Microcomputers have generally become just computers, but other micro-
> words abound.
>
> http://time.com/money/longform/passive-income-t-shirts/ <
> http://time.com/money/longform/passive-income-t-shirts/>
> Julia Glum
> microniche
>
> https://idl-bnc-idrc.dspacedirect.org/handle/10625/10703 <
> https://idl-bnc-idrc.dspacedirect.org/handle/10625/10703>
> Chris Gordon
> microfisheries
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcredit <
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcredit>
> Wikipedia
> microcredit, microloans
>
> The archives:
> http://www.americandialect.org/americandialectarchives/aprxx94059.html <
> http://www.americandialect.org/americandialectarchives/aprxx94059.html>
> Natalie Maynor
> micro-parametric syntax
>
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2008-July/083007.html <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2008-July/083007.html>
> Benjamin Barrett
> micro-roasteria
>
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2002-July/023733.html <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2002-July/023733.html>
> Gareth Branwyn
> “micro-genres”
>
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2010-November/104961.html
> <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2010-November/104961.html
> >
> Wilson Gray
> micro-edition (of the OED)
>
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2003-March/029937.html <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2003-March/029937.html>
> Jonathon Green
> micro-list
>
> http://www.americandialect.org/americandialectarchives/sept93.txt <
> http://www.americandialect.org/americandialectarchives/sept93.txt>
> Robert Kelly
> micro-dialect
>
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2004-March.txt <
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2004-March.txt>
> Barry Popik
> micro-aggression
>
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
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