student-teach: "early" ex.

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sat Mar 3 02:52:11 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 09:44:34PM -0500, Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 5:01 PM -0800 3/2/07, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> >Incredibly, this compound backformation isn't in OED.
> Given the extreme productivity of back-formation, would we expect
> dictionaries to list totally transparent examples like
> "student-teach"?  What's the usual policy?


And a few other things, but mainly frequency.

Jesse Sheidlower

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