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Intelligentsia? Re: Adopting a plural

From:Rodlox <rodlox@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 13, 2004, 15:00
> Languages Dept. of the university where I work. > On the reverse formation, Annie Dillard has a bright teenager coining > "intelligentsium" > (as singular from intelligentsia) as a term for herself, presumably the
> intelligent person in her community.
doesn't _intelligentsia_ or _intelligetsa_ (guessing at the spelling) come from Russian? *curious* -Rodlox, wishing I remembered that S.J.Gould article better.


Alexander Savenkov <savenkov@...>
Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>