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Re: Hapax legomena

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on June 16, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Hapax legomena posted by No. on June 16, 2004

: : Other than the notorious example that the US Supreme Court refused to consider recently can someone give me some examples of a hapax legomena?

: Sounds like a disease.

There was a discussion on this forum not long ago, featuring a hapax legomenon. If you type "hapax legomenon" in the search box, you'll find the discussion. I believe the discussion conluded that the word "evermind" was created by JRR Tolkien and only used once in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.