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glennisaac commented on the word affect
Affect v. "To have an influence on or effect a change in"
Wait a minute... the definition of affect is essentially "to effect"? Why can't the two (affect/effect) be used interchangeably as a verb, then? I'm confused!
January 24, 2012
glennisaac commented on the word california
Californian is attested from 1785. The element Californium (1950) was named in reference to University of California, where it was discovered. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=California
October 24, 2011
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