[Bell Historians] ANZAB Festival (RW 2013, p.695)

Richard Offen richard.offen at ...
Tue Jul 16 09:31:37 BST 2013

Which ever word it replaces, why make up a new work when there is a perfectly adequate one in existence?

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On 16/07/2013, at 3:30 PM, John Camp <camp at ...> wrote:

> At 23:30 on 15 July 2013, Richard Offen wrote:
> > Why has it been felt necessary to invent the new noun,
> > 'carillonist' for those who play a carillon? The word 'carillonneur'
> > has served the English language perfectly well for some considerable
> > time, so what precipitated the desire for this new(ish) invention??
> The word 'carillonneur' may have served the English language but
> is, of course, French. OED also gives "carilloner".
> At 04:28 on 16 July 2013, Richard Offen wrote:
> > No, I think it's from the same place that decided 'envision' was a
> > better word than visualise (which is probably spelt with a 'z' there!)! 
> 'Envision' is US for 'envisage', isn't it, rather than 'visualise'?
> John Camp
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