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Natlang redundancies WASRe: A question and introduction

From:Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 12, 2002, 17:13
This is a contemporary phenomenon, too.  "ATM machine"
means "automated teller machine machine" and "PIN
number" means "personal identification number number".


> BTW, the phenomenon you describe is common in the > world's languages: > In "Missisippi River", the Fox morphemes are "big > river", and in > "Gobi Desert" it's "great desert".
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