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  • Young Boys Club?

    May 31, 2011

  • I have a list for such words! (only "officially accepted" words though)

    May 27, 2011

  • Qroqqa, you're right, of course: the word is ill-formed by traditional standards. But then so are television, heterosexual, and a host of other words. I suppose this is evidence that the element -archy has become, or is becoming, a widely productive suffix, regardless of the etymology of the word it joins to, similar to what happened with -ology decades ago.

    May 27, 2011

  • Plus archy, Latin for . . . oh, wait. So it'd be a paedarchy or tecnarchy then.

    May 27, 2011

  • Thanks, rolig!

    May 27, 2011

  • puer is Latin for "boy"; hence, puerile.

    May 26, 2011

  • What is the origin for puer? Meaning?

    May 26, 2011

  • "Because the world we live in is not just a patriarchy; it's a puerarchy—what gets focused on in the culture is defined by boys and young men." Interviewwith Paula Smith

    May 26, 2011