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#123749 - 02/27/04 03:01 PM Re: I don't get it, Pfranz  
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Well ... you do, Insel! I just happen to like the word effluxion. And yes, both of them come from the same Latin root ...

Oh, and jheem, I wasn't commenting on orient/orientate at all in relation to killing off Latin! I think that premeditated linguicide hath its own rewards.


#123750 - 02/27/04 03:37 PM Re: effluxion  
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for those who might be interested in actually using effluxion, it usually denotes flowing out (of liquids), or passing away (of time).


#123751 - 02/27/04 03:39 PM Re: effluxion  
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thank you, your Grand Effulgency!



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#123752 - 02/27/04 06:08 PM Re: effluxion  
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Why this suffix? Won't simple old 'efflux' do?

orientationize

orientalate

Faldage, which is the worst of the lot?






#123753 - 02/27/04 06:21 PM Re: effluxion  
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Orientificatationalize.


#123754 - 02/27/04 06:22 PM Re: effluxion  
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in actually using effluxion, it usually denotes flowing out (of liquids), or passing away (of time).


Well, it was time (as stated directly in my post if you care to re-read it, your OED and bar-ship), then it has effluxed (efflucted?) most correctly. I would have thought.


#123755 - 02/27/04 06:23 PM Re: effluxion  
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It certainly wins!


#123756 - 02/27/04 06:26 PM anatolian form-learning  
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Why not eastmakingness?


#123757 - 02/27/04 06:31 PM Re: anatolian form-learning  
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I know it is rather late in the day to be asking this: But, what is the etymology of the VERB orient?


#123758 - 02/27/04 06:34 PM Re: anatolian form-learning  
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Look back at my first posting in this thread. Back a coupla days 'go.


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