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    Default Re: Anything wrong with this sent: Before the ambulance came

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    "Topicalizing"?

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    topicalization
    topicalize
    topicalizing


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    I like the word. It's in onelook.com- http://www.infoplease.com/ipd/A0697370.html

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    Default Re: Anything wrong with this sent: Before the ambulance came

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
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    "Topicalizing"?

    :wink:
    topicalization
    topicalize
    topicalizing


    -s-

    :D :D
    I like the word. It's in onelook.com- http://www.infoplease.com/ipd/A0697370.html
    :D topicalizing, a term used in the field of linguistics, linguistic-ese. :D Onelook is a darn good source, I do believe.

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    It seems to dig all sorts of uses out that many others leave behind. If I want to search for something that might not have made mainstream dictionaries, I head for onelook.com.

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    Find a couple of examples of topicalize here: http://www.uta.edu/english/tim/courses/4301w00/syn.html

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