Some words are made feminine by altering the suffix to be -ix. Examples: dominator → dominatrix executor → executrix rector → rectrix What is the origin of this variation? From my 5 years of ...
I'm well aware that bulwark refers to something used as a fortification or a defense. However, I was wondering if the word bulwarker is an acceptable word to use in English. I know it's possible to ...
What is the object called that does the activity of collapsing — “collapser” or “collapsor”? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: What's the rule for adding -er vs. -or when nouning a verb? I would say collapser or collapsor but neither of these two words can be found on web dictionaries. Is ...
I'm trying to determine whether I should use the ~er suffix or the ~or suffix for a person who improvises. What I've learned on the web is that technically one should say "improvisor". The ~or suffix ...