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Query:   O-words: colloquial/slangy words ending in <-o>
Author:  Mikael Parkvall
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography

Summary:   SOME TIME AGO, I POSTED A QUESTION ON COLLOQUIAL/SLANGY WORDS ENDING IN <-O>
/ON BOTH LINGUIST LIST AND NORDLINGNET. TO EXEMPLIFY, I GAVE THE ENGLISH
WORDS

LL Issue: 9.360
Date Posted: 11-Mar-1998
Original Query: Read original query