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#1 2005-11-14 15:42:46

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'Yuletime' for 'Yuletide'

Yuletide is a time of year. 800+ghits:

My Christmas pages have a lil bit of Yuletime cheer for all ages!
www.ringsurf.com/ netring?action=info&ring=christmascheer

Yuletime is coming and it’s getting cold, Pagans are preparing…
As spirits grow strong, Yuletime is coming, it will not be long.
wiccanwolfsden.tripod.com/id41.html

We are still hoping that it will be available as a Yuletime stocking filler …
So we may even see a Yuletime release, wouldn’t that be a nice present?
blog.anewmusic.co.uk

Yuletime Chocolate Pie. 2 egg yolks; 1/3 cup cornstarch; 1/4 teaspoon salt;
1-3/4 cups milk; 1 cup Hershey’s Syrup; 1 teaspoon vanilla extract …
www.laprensa-sandiego.org/archieve/dec10/sweets.htm

If that egg nog get a little too rich and cloying after the first few sips, here’s a yuletime drink that’ll take the stripes off your candy canes.
www.straightdope.com/mailbag/meggnog.html

St. David’s Church is absolutely the perfect venue for this magical yuletime treasure.
downtownaustin.com/newsarchive/2004_12_05_archive

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#2 2005-11-14 19:42:27

Chris Waigl
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From: London, UK
Registered: 2005-10-14
Posts: 115
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Re: 'Yuletime' for 'Yuletide'

I think you’re being a bit harsh here. “Yule-time” and “yule time” are attested in quite a few works of literature, and there’s indeed nothing strange about them. From the hyphenated form to the one-word compound it is just a small step.

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