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recombinantdna commented on the word presuppositionologist
I'm not sure it was epenthesis -- I think it was coined from presupposition. The error was hubris.
October 13, 2009
mollusque commented on the word presuppositionologist
Tags to classify morphological errors? A whole 'nother realm for OCSJTS!
The error here is epenthesis.
April 16, 2009
Thanks, Mollusque. (this word is the least of my reasoning)
Any idea if there's a common tag for unwise morphological decisions?
The linguistic term is also presuppositionalist. See, for example, Pragmatics by Levinson (1983).
Seems you had good reason not to respect said textbook.
April 12, 2009
Not quite -- from what I can gather, presuppositionalists are concerned with the Christian faith, where as presuppositionologists constitute a subset of linguists, and are concerned specifically with presuppositions.
Presumably an error for presuppositionalist.
March 29, 2009
I would tag this madeupical if I hadn't encountered it in a text book. Do not presuppose that I like or respect this text book to any extent, but I have to assume some brand of editor approved its publishing.
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