Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Fri Dec 1 13:09:18 UTC 2006

A subscriber mentions "comfrontable", which Google reports having found
5980 hits for as an obvious variation on "comfortable". Can anyone suggest
how this curious transition might have come about?

Michael Quinion

Some apparently associate confrontable with approachable and presentable, which
perhaps played some part.

Stephen Goranson

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