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Languagehat discovers that a child in kindergarten is a kindergartner.
It would never have occurred to me to say anything but "kindergartener," but I looked it up in Webster's Collegiate and sure enough, the one preserving German morphology is the preferred spelling.The blog takes the opportunity to remind readers that someone who runs a restaurant is a restaurateur. Someone who runs a restoration business is a restorator. And the art of being a midwife is pronounced mid-WIFF-ery. I did not know that.