Re: making up new words
Fri, 28 Mar 1997 13:22:55 -0600

This falls under both new words and the heretofore (?) unnamed oops words (we
do all recognize that many of those are funny for the unintended light they
shed, don't we?). Reading a friend's draft of a story recently, I came upon
the phrse "inexplicitly pretty". My perception of this use as a mistake and
misuse is gradually changing. I think I am becoming attached to its meaning
as I have slowly *unpacked* (for the love/hate list?) it over the last week,
or so.

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