From Felines to Street Drugs to Zero Phones: <cat>, <methcathinone>, and <ephedron>
You never know where a word study will take you. A while back, my oldest and I did a word study on . While looking the base up in multiple online dictionaries, I noticed that is also a street name for a drug called , which I looked up and discovered is also called from Ephedra + one. Fast forward to the past few days when I learn that the grapheme can spell before a zeroed . Graphemes cannot cross morphemic boundaries. Take as an example. comes from ep- meaning 'on, upon, above,' hemere meaning