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Why “alright” is a legitimate word and separate from “all right”:

According to etymonline, every single one of these words came from adding “all” to an already existing word and shortening it. It’s gotten to the point that words like “also” and “alone” aren’t commonly recognized as coming from “all +____”. 

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#English #grammar #etymology #alright #all right

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    In Only Revolutions, Danielewski does that (“allone” instead of “alone” for example). I always wondered what the purpose...
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