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Re: [SLE] OT Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 21:33:31 -0700
  • Message-id: <200410252133.31328.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Paul,

On Monday 25 October 2004 19:35, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Monday 25 October 2004 9:44 pm, James Knott wrote:
> > Andreas Philipp wrote:
> > > El Lun 25 Oct 2004 16:10, Allen escribió:
> > >>What is a "Lexicographer" ?
> > >
> > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexicography :
> > >
> > > "A person devoted to lexicography is called a lexicographer."
>
> Forgive the OT continuation, but equally:
>
> Lexicography is that subject which is studied by lexicographers.

Not really. If it was a subject of study as such, the word would be
"lexicology." The suffix "-graphy" denotes writing. Lexicographers
_write_ dictionaries.


> Paul

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