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it makes no sense.
 

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It's a bit of an inflammatory topic so people avoid talking about it.
 

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Doctor Nick Riviera once pondered this question in an episode of The Simpsons. But honestly I don't know. Why the prefix is added to flammable is baffling.
 

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did he/they come up with an answer?
 

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The word "inflammable" came from Latin "'inflammāre" = "to set fire to," where the prefix "'in-"' means "in" as in "inside", rather than "not" as in "invisible" and "ineligible". Nonetheless, "inflammable" is often erroneously thought to mean "non-flammable". To avoid this safety hazard, "flammable", despite not being the proper Latin-derived term, is now commonly used on warning labels when referring to physical combustibility.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flammability#Linguistics:_Flammable_vs._inflammable

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^ I am literally peeing my pants (from laughing. I swear). does that make them inflammable? or flammable?
 

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sorry.
 

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^ you changed your explanation.


just so you know, I"m watching you *points two fingers to own eyes then to yours*
 

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you wanna piece of me mister!??
 

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no smart *** reply? thought not. I eat broccoli ice cream for chrissakes. that's how tough I am.
 

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ah well. enough of this. time to go hang around the cheese shop that smells like feet.
 

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no smart *** reply? thought not. I eat broccoli ice cream for chrissakes. that's how tough I am.
Sorry for the late reply. I had worthwhile things to do. Now, where were we?
Oh yeah... I eat... err, I CHEW and SPIT people who eat broccoli ice cream. That's how badass I am. 8)
 

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ah well, enough of this. that cheese is only as goudas its expiration date.
 
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