Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue Feb 23 16:49:01 UTC 2010

On Feb 23, 2010, at 8:38 AM, i wrote [to Judy Prince]:

> nice nouning of "recommend".  in the OED (draft revision June 2009),
> marked as originally Scots, now colloquial), with cites from c1550
> though 2007.

in the sense 'a recommendation'.  there's also an obsolete sense 'act
of recommending', attested only in the 16th century.


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