Objects in Mirror

Grammar Grater considers an interesting compromise

Posted at 11:33 AM on January 7, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

No, the Grammar Grater players haven't been in negotiations. Host Luke Taylor plays the "Richard Leakey of language" and tries to find the origin of comprise and compose, two words that enjoy a particular evolution. Depending on your school of thought, they should never be transposed -or- their use trumps their own definitions.

Comprise? Compose? Join the online discussion to review Taylor's research and add your own thoughts.

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