No bare root vegetables

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Dec 18 19:39:38 UTC 2004

On Dec 17, 2004, at 12:24 PM, Ed Keer wrote:

> On my lunch walk today I passed a restaurant
> advertising "prefixed menu." I don't know what they
> have against bare roots.

cute.  this takes the fairly common "prefix menu" one step further, by
"restoring" the past participle suffix.

it doesn't have to be prefixes, of course.  said the root: suffix the
little chicken to glom onto me.

arnold, still on the eggcorn beet

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