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istic (was Re: ,Language' in language name?)

From:nicole dobrowolski <fuzzybluemonkeys@...>
Date:Saturday, December 1, 2001, 21:54
--- Tristan Alexander McLeay froge sionk:
> On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, nicole dobrowolski wrote: > > > --- Tristan Alexander McLeay froge sionk: > > > and it's the feminists being > > > istic when they say that they are the same just on the grounds > of a > > > similar spelling. > > > > > is istic short for feministic?... or is that a word i'm not > familiar > > with (nor is the encarta online dictionary...) > > It means `discrimantory', from `-ist' which joins onto word to make > someone descriminate on those grounds, and `-ic'. I'm sure I've > seen it in > one dictionary, although I could be confusing it with some other > thing > like that. Definately colloq., though, so it wouldn't be in every, > or even > the majority of, dictionaries. >
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