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From:And Rosta <and.rosta@...>
Date:Friday, September 28, 2007, 14:49
Mark J. Reed, On 28/09/2007 14:36:
> Ah, thought of a better example than "terifficity": "concision". I > actually like and use that one regularly; I think it embodies itself > nicely (being arguably more concise than "conciseness". ( Fewer > letters; same number of syllables but fewer phones...) And it seems > to have gotten some acceptance; it's even in Google's spellchecker. :)
'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). I confess I haven't read the whole thread; perhaps I've missed the point? --And.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>