Print

Print


Using _cromulent_ in the context of that message was firmly tounge in
cheek, although IMHO the word  fills a semantic nieche.

onsdag 17 juni 2015 skrev taliesin the storyteller <[log in to unmask]
>:

> On 14. juni 2015 13:15, BPJ wrote:
>
>> I used to not appreciate such distinctions as _depreciate_ vs. _deprecate_
>>
>
> Huh, WordNet doesn't sem to have the meaning of "deprecate" that I know
> the best: removing a feature or possibility in software. Deprecated == "do
> not use".
>
>  or _facilitate_ vs. _faciliate_,
>>
>
> and lacks "faciliate" completely. Hmpf.
>
>  i just looked up _precisive_ to check that it was a
>> cromulent word. It is, fortunately for me!
>>
>
> Interesting, the fate of "cromulent"! It seems to be in none of the famous
> dictionaries (e.g OED) yet; has its meaning even settled down?
>
>
> t.
>