Config (short for configuration) will appear in the Merriam Webster dictionary as proper word

Created by scott.arbeitman on 2009-06-24; known on 2014-06-24; judged wrong by Glenn on 2014-06-24.

  • scott.arbeitman estimated 1% on 2009-06-24
  • scott.arbeitman changed the deadline from “on 2009-01-01on 2009-06-24
  • Glenn estimated 65% and said “c’arn the brevs!on 2009-06-24
  • NineteenHalves estimated 70% on 2009-12-03
  • gwern estimated 20% and said “too short. dictionaries prefer neologisms to truncations. I don’t think even the OED has config.on 2010-07-29
  • Grognor estimated 19% on 2011-12-06
  • rebellionkid estimated 10% on 2014-06-10
  • Glenn  judged this prediction wrong on 2014-06-24.

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