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Questions tagged [neologisms]

A neologism is a newly coined word or phrase that has not yet been accepted into mainstream language.

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Is 'botifed' the right word to say humans are behaving more like robots?

From this article: "We generally view the machine/human divide as a one-way street of advancing technology. Machines, we are repeatedly told, are becoming more human-like—but humans are also becoming ...
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Is “Hi alls” used in English?

Some my friends usually use "Hi alls!" for greeting a group of people. I don't think it's right, we cannot use "all" with "s" suffix. We are from Vietnam and are not native English speakers. Is ...
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Earlier sources or identity of person who coined the term “neutrois”?

A lot of work I've been doing recently has been around the emergence of various gender identities. "Neutrois" recently came to my attention, with more information about it here: https://nonbinary....
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Is it correct to use received as a past participle for receipt?

The past participle of receipt is receipted. Is it acceptable to use received as a past participle also? There is a document called an Inbound Delivery in our SAP system. An action that needs to be ...
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What is the longest adjective that has been made by stacking -o adjectives? E.g. Socio-economic

Words, like socioeconomic and geopolitical, have become more popular as the globe has noticed certain phenomena are irrevocably connected. But how far has this adjective stacking been taken? Most of ...
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“Substitute” substituting for “replace”?

I was just reading an Opinion Piece in the New York Times in which the columnist uses the phrase "the substitution of reality with 'reality'", complaining that facts don't matter to the current ...
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What is the name of the era for Queen Elizabeth II?

Given the Elizabethan era and the Victorian era, and the duration of Queen Elizabeth II's reign of Great Britain, it seems likely that there will be an era named for her. What is that name? Is there ...