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13. "RE: A few mecha related observations"
In response to message #12
 
   >>And there's a foul on the play: A lot of your sarcastic examples were
>>compound words, not portmanteaux.
>
>Point of order: A compound retains the root words intact, all of
>those truncate at least one of the roots.

You know, I hate to call a halt on any discussion that happens on these boards lately, we're so light on traffic, but there comes a point where I have to stop and ask myself: What the hell has any of this got to do with anything? There's off-topic, and then there's arguing about whether "liger" is a stupid word*, and then there's whatever the f--- we are talking about now. :)

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   RE: A few mecha related observations Gryphonadmin May-24-14 1
      RE: A few mecha related observations GethN7 May-24-14 2
          RE: A few mecha related observations Terminus Est May-24-14 3
              RE: A few mecha related observations GethN7 May-25-14 5
                  RE: A few mecha related observations Gryphonadmin May-25-14 6
                      RE: A few mecha related observations rwpikul May-26-14 7
                          RE: A few mecha related observations Senji May-26-14 8
                              RE: A few mecha related observations rwpikul May-27-14 9
                                  RE: A few mecha related observations Gryphonadmin May-27-14 10
                                      RE: A few mecha related observations rwpikul May-27-14 12
                                         RE: A few mecha related observations Gryphonadmin May-27-14 13
                                  RE: A few mecha related observations laudre May-27-14 11
          RE: A few mecha related observations Gryphonadmin May-25-14 4
              RE: A few mecha related observations Croaker May-29-14 14
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