[ExI] need a new word/suffix

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 18:48:00 UTC 2016

On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 4:35 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> I have looked into it a bit and there is no good suffix for 'hate'.  And
> we do need one.
> We are using 'xenophobia' to mean not just fear but hate and that is just
> wrong.  We can even love what we fear.
> So, group, I don't know of any other people who are better placed to
> create a new suffix and thus word for hate of the new/strange/different.
> It must, I think, start with xeno-.  Latin offers 'peregrinus' for alien.
> Maybe not workable.

Tying back into the spelling simplicity idea, why complicate it by using
Latin or Greek roots that aren't taught in most schools? Let's use the
German method or gluing words together and call it newhate, strangehate,
differenthate, or whatever. Maybe otherhate?

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