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Old 01-05-2013, 11:12 AM   #59
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Originally Posted by QuantumIguana View Post
Yes, language changes. But it doesn't allow eBook or pBook, despite what how some market-droids use it. The way language changes is to drop hyphens, "to-day" became "today", thus e-mail becomes email and e-book becomes ebook.
There's actually another stage:

1. Have two separate words.
2. Join them together with a hyphen.
3. Drop the hyphen.

If you read novels from the early 19th century onwards, you'll see "to day" becoming "to-day", and then "today". Same with lots of other words.
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