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Posted: 04 November 2013 04:36 AM   [ Ignore ]
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When working on a PhD you tend to fall behind on what’s current.

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Posted: 05 November 2013 01:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Latin occupare is from ob+capere, to take hold of, FWIW.

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Posted: 05 November 2013 06:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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The intensive form of capere, to be precise. Otherwise, it would have been occipere, which exists, but means something else.

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