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Proscriptivism in the OED

Under the first sense for heterogenous, the OED writes: A less correct form of heterogeneous adj. (In mod. use prob. repr. the pronunc. /hɛtəˈrɒdʒɪnəs/ given by some speakers to heterogeneous: cf. homogenous adj. (homogeneous adj. ¶).) Labelling the word as … Continue reading

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