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Posted by R. Berg on October 02, 2009 at 16:12

In Reply to: Swingeing cuts posted by Baceseras on October 02, 2009 at 14:41:

: : Does anyone have a list of those words that never seem to exist on their own e.g. SWINGEING cuts ; savage indictment (maybe not a good example). I think there was a humorous article on this in The Independent or The Guardian relatively recently.

: ["... words that never seem to exist on their own" - not sure what you mean. Something like "nape of the neck"? If anything else has a nape I never heard of it. Yet no one says "nape" without saying "of the neck." 'Tis strange. -Bac.]

Nothing scuds except clouds. ~rb