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#1 2013-09-18 13:24:13

sneed8720
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Registered: 2008-07-01
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"xeriscape" vs "zeroscape"

I saw this one this morning on Grammar Girl; what do you think? Xeriscapes are landscapes that require little moisture, hence little (or no) maintenance, which leads people to replace “xeri” with “zero.”

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/educat … -xeriscape

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#2 2013-09-18 16:21:47

kem
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Registered: 2007-08-28
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Re: "xeriscape" vs "zeroscape"

It’s a good one. We discussed it here in 2008. Also mentioned in 2006.

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