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A new word or not?
Is "Phasement" a real word?

If not why not?

I think it should be.

In fact I want to use it in my dissertation.

Here's the sentence that I use it in...

"These four varying degrees of action are "Cold Turkey", a Medium Term phasement, Long Term drawn out process, or the "Ostrich Syndrome"."

What do you think? I'd really appreciate people's opinions!

Current Mood: Inquisitive

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jazzyjess From: jazzyjess Date: March 9th, 2004 04:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
haha good idea yo
and no its not a word yet
dude. i LOVE making new words.
the other day, my friend and i created "cothard"
its meaning? the annoying deoderant stains on t-shirts.
as far as i know, theres absolutely NO WORD FOR IT.
so, cothard it is. =D
jazzbandmusic From: jazzbandmusic Date: March 9th, 2004 05:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
I like your word :D! Therefore I shall use it next chance I get!

There's always a need for new words and making them up makes it more interesting! At least then you know the exact word for what you mean.
reposoir From: reposoir Date: March 10th, 2004 08:51 am (UTC) (Link)
No.

That sounds...just weird.
jazzbandmusic From: jazzbandmusic Date: March 10th, 2004 07:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
*shrugs* Oh well! It sounds like a real word to me now, but that might be because I've been saying it all day to people and myself!

I must admit though that the sentence leaves a lot to be desired. Might have to re-write it!

Ta! xx
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