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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2012-06-12 09:15:27

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2653

com[m]emb[e]rate << commemorate

“Commemorate” is one of a complex of words descending from the Latin “memorare.” Some people seem to think that another Latin-derived word is a “member” of commemorate. Commemberate (under various spellings) seems to occur fairly often on the web. You can view examples of “comemberate” here.

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