Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The English word for the date a whole number of months after a previous date

Mensiversary: 15,900 google hits
Monthiversary: 65,400
Montheversary; 23,500
Monthaversary: 22,700

Google ngrams:

So mensiversary has the most history and the best etymology, but on the other hand, hasn't caught on in 200 years of intermittent usage, and is now outnumbered heavily by month?versary.  Clearly, the honorable pedant must use mensiversary.

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