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> Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote:
>
> <Liase> is quite interesting, since <-on> isn't (AFAIK) a  
> derivational affix in English, such that it could be removed from
> the word, the way that <-ance> is. I guess that's similar to
> <-aholic> from <alcoholic>. I am trying to think of other examples
> of that same thing happening, but they aren't coming to me.

These come to my mind:
hamburger > cheeseburger (named after the German city Cheeseburg)
execute > electrocute

Charlie