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it's ANEURYSMS. Other than that,

ANEURISMS

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Originally Posted by wofahulicodoc

it's ANEURYSMS. Other than that,

ANEURISMS

S --> G

MEASURING



sorry, but accepted by some: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/aneurism


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I would have said “reported by” or “used by“ rather than “accepted by”. It’s the way no less an authority than Webster’s Third International asserted that “uninterested“ was the equivalent of “disinterested“ - and that was in 1961. I disagree. Even if - and maybe especially if - you know exactly which one I meant.

(Obviously I’m a prescriptivist.)

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Etymonline calls aneurism "the less correct, but more popular, spelling":

https://www.etymonline.com/word/aneurism

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Originally Posted by A C Bowden
Etymonline calls aneurism "the less correct, but more popular, spelling":

https://www.etymonline.com/word/aneurism

Hmmm. Searching for "aneurysm" gets about 1.8 million Google-hits, and "aneurism" gets 2,4 million Ghits, and you even have to insist on the search for -ism or it goes to -ysm by default. So it's used with that spelling, but I wouldn't call it "more popular." Not that any of it matters for our purposes, really.

Moving right along -

MEASURING

S --> M

GERMANIUM

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MEASURING

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GERMANIUM

What became of my SUBMARINE? frown

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How right you are. Buried by a spelling discussion, and pushed out of the visible window.

OK, let’s push it back in: (Besides, Geranium came from Migraine last week.)

SUBMARINE

B —> C

MUSCARINE

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