Monday, July 18, 2011

I don't like profane, vulgar and obscene language and:


Word Origin & History

1933, in psychology (learning theory), from pro- + active. As an opposition to reactive , attested from 1971 (see react).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Medical Dictionary

pro·ac·tive definition
Pronunciation: /(ˈ)prō-ˈak-tiv/
Function: adj
: relating to, caused by, or being interference between previous learning and the recall or performance of later learning < proactive inhibition of memory>
Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, © 2007 Merriam-Webster, Inc.
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The word wasn't used by King James nor Shakespeare - lack of education created this monster....


Old NFO said...

Good point Earl...

SPQR said...

Sometimes I like to cuss