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Is embiggen even a word?

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Oakmaiden Thu 11-Sep-14 09:00:54

Because they use it in the Guardian but I have never seen it before, and it looks like a made up word (neolism?).

thatstoast Thu 11-Sep-14 09:14:16

It's a perfectly cromulent word.

OhGood Mon 26-Jan-15 14:09:18

Bush was widely mocked for using this in a speech. We now say 'ensmallen' at home all the time.

DropYourSword Mon 26-Jan-15 14:11:58

Cromulent is a made up word for made up words, right?

DandyHighwayman Mon 26-Jan-15 14:31:39

Yes it is a real word

Love it. And cromulent too

<channels Miss Hoover>

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