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    Question Word Usage?

    I would like to use the word "addend" to describe the act of attaching an addendum, in the spirit of "amend", though not in the sense of correcting.

    addend - attach additional information to
    addended - altered to include additional information

    Thoughts, anyone? This seems very logical for not being in the dictionary.

    (I am already aware that this word has an existing definition in mathematical circles)

    Thanks!

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    Re: Word Usage?

    The problem with making up your own words for things is that other people won't understand you without a lengthy explanation.

    "T'was brillig and the slithey toves..."

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