Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Adventures in Etymology: Failing at Having Enough Time to Say "Failure"

Apparently, the two syllables of "failure" are just too long and demanding to say completely these days.

"Fail" is now a noun.

Perhaps it has something to do with the "revelations" on reality shows now being called "reveals."

Somewhere, William Safire is rolling around in his grave cubicle.

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