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(YouTube)   A hapax legomenon is a word that appears only once in all literature for a given language. In English, e.g., the word "quizzaciously" appears only once. Well, twice now. I guess I sort of ruined "quizzaciously," so--dammitsomuch   (youtube.com) divider line
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2020-01-23 12:12:02 PM  
7 votes:
A word isn't really part of the language unless it's adopted widely.

Just coining your own series of suffixes and prefixes doesn't mean it's a real word. This isn't German.
 
2020-01-23 12:15:38 PM  
6 votes:
Could Paul Atraiedes be... the happax legomenon?
 
2020-01-23 11:41:02 AM  
6 votes:
Bold of you to count Fark headlines as "literature", subby.
 
2020-01-23 1:44:27 PM  
4 votes:
Legomenon
Ah-dee-dee-de-de
Legomenon
Ah-dee-dee-dee

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\worked with hapax legomena in the Athabaskan languages
 
2020-01-23 11:47:59 AM  
4 votes:
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2020-01-23 4:21:08 PM  
3 votes:

leeksfromchichis: A word isn't really part of the language unless it's adopted widely.

Just coining your own series of suffixes and prefixes doesn't mean it's a real word. This isn't German.


How very manerfindetnichtexistierendewörte​rish!
 
2020-01-23 4:36:51 PM  
2 votes:
Good morning.  That's a nice tnetennba.
 
2020-01-23 4:18:24 PM  
2 votes:

Arkanaut: Bold of you to count Fark headlines as "literature", subby.


They're using the term "English literature" to mean "anything written in English.

That aside, I think some Fark headlines should definitely be enshrined in the Library of Congress.
 
2020-01-23 3:18:33 PM  
2 votes:
I read the scroll labelled HAPAX LEGOMENON.

You are being punished for your misbehavior!

....


Cwap.

/I need a scroll of remove curse now...
 
2020-01-23 12:37:02 PM  
2 votes:
Twas brillig, and the slithy toves...
 
2020-01-23 8:11:57 AM  
2 votes:
Cromulentious, indeed.
 
2020-01-23 8:41:33 PM  
1 vote:
I always like that frying pans are "whangable" in the Food of the Gods.
 
2020-01-23 2:22:05 PM  
1 vote:

leeksfromchichis: Just coining your own series of suffixes and prefixes doesn't mean it's a real word. This isn't German.


D'Qwell Jackson, former Indianapolis Colt, laughs at your opinion.
 
2020-01-23 1:48:17 PM  
1 vote:
These ladies have made up a game:
With two "trutennes" they make an "eu," **
they bang coffin against coffin,
** The meanings of the words trutennes and eu are unknown and unattested to elsewhere.
 
2020-01-23 12:02:06 PM  
1 vote:

Arkanaut: Bold of you to count Fark headlines as "literature", subby.


Indeed. Don't confuse literature with litterature.
 
2020-01-23 7:32:32 AM  
1 vote:
Hmm.
Mysterical, Subby.
 
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