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On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, John Cowan wrote:

>andrew scripsit:
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>> > dysgl - disculus
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>> I had disc, but I think this is modern borrowing, so this is new.
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>Note that there's plenty of room around DISCUS for extra words.
>English has five through different derivation pathways:
>disk, desk, dais, dish, and discus.

Not to mention <shudder> "disco".

Padraic.

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