silveryscrape (silveryscrape) wrote,
silveryscrape
silveryscrape

According to this page, aphaeresis refers to "the loss of an initial segment of a word [for example] special from especial; cute from acute."

In medical terms, "apheresis" refers to separating components out of blood that is taken from and returned to a donor, but usually we leave the initial "A" off and just call it "pheresis."

AHAHAHAHAHA!! Omg, that is so funny! So clever! The loss of a segment, and we actually do it to the same word in a different lingo! Omg! Omg! *falls down*


What. Too much Starbucks? Okay, yes, that's certainly possible. They may regret it, if they do call me in today.


It is funny, though. Right?


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