Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 10:09:41 -0500
From: Thomas Creswell
Subject: Re: (In)flammable

To my recollection, Benjamin Lee Whorf was laargely responsible in
introducing this niggle into American lexicography. I wonder what a
Nexis search would reveal about the use of the two forms. Probably that
_inflammable_ is used more frequently in contexts involving things that
will burn.