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Old 11-17-2006, 02:04 PM   #9
airlik
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Language evolves and we add new words for whatever reasons ("hi", for example, means the same thing as "hello", but is easier to say and is less formal, so serves a different purpose). In the case of the travel industry they make words up when there are already commonly-used words that mean exactly what they want to convey, that everyone knows... and I find that amusing. All I'm saying. And yes, I'm aware that both detrain and deplane are now in some dictionaries.
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