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Re: [CSSWG][css-shapes] CSS Shapes Level 1 Candidate Recommendation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:54:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAkaPKLe5VcX2vaWoFa-rzAD07x6OCkKu2mYmgwB5=aQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philippe Wittenbergh <ph.wittenbergh@l-c-n.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Philippe Wittenbergh
<ph.wittenbergh@l-c-n.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 24, 2015, at 07:37, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Embiggening is clear even to people
>>> who haven't heard the word before (unlike cromulent).
>>
>> I don't know if that is true for all, including all non-native English speakers.
>
> What he said…
> As a non-native English reader, I had to look it up (Dictionary.app: “no result found”). And I have only a very superficial knowledge about ‘the Simpsons’ (some kind of cult TV series?).
>
> I guess (**guess**) it means something akin to “make larger”?

Correct, proving that people who haven't seen The Simpsons can still
understand the word.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 24 July 2015 01:55:29 UTC

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