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Day: November 8, 2017

In defence of derivational morphology

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek

In my post on the formation of speciesism, I noted that Speciesism is a coinage so clueless about how Latin works, it could only have been coined in English, and in English after people stopped learning classical languages, at that. (It dates from 1970.) The -es in Latin is an inflection. You never ever put […]