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Re: The next release (was: Planned packages for sarge)

Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:

> Yeah, this is the weirdest wart in English, in my opinion.
> bimonthly means every two months; semimonthly means twice in each
> month.
> biennially means every two years; semiannually means twice in each
> year.
> "biannual", sadly, is a synonym of semiannual.  Wart!  Wart!  Wart!

Actually, it's even worse than that. According to the American Heritage
Dictionary, "biannual" can mean either semiannual or biennial,
effectively making the word completely useless.


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