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Re: Jokers wild

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, September 28, 2007, 15:00
On 9/28/07, And Rosta <and.rosta@...> wrote:
> 'Concision' is (unsurprisingly) in OED from 1st edition, with citations going back to > 1382. And moreover it is a term with currency among conlangers (-- concision > being a common engelang desideratum).
Ok, my mistake. I thought it was a recent coinage by analogy with 'precision'; most of my life I always heard "conciseness". I retract the example. Back to 'terifficity'. :) -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>