Category Archives: Basic Text occurrences of certain words

occurrences-of-fellow-s-ship-ships

The words “fellow“, “fellows“, “fellowship” and “fellowships” can each be used in various ways, and our comprehensions or understandings of their nuances – shades of difference or delicate gradations – can often be quite dependent upon context. For example: “‘I know I must get along without liquor…  Have you a sufficient substitute?’ “Yes…a fellowship in Alcoholics […]

occurrences of recover-ed-ing-s-y

“We A.A.s do not stay away from drinking, we grow away from drinking [one day at a time].” (Al-Anon, “Lois Remembers“, page 168, quoting Bill) “We have recovered, and have been given the power to help others.” (“Alcoholics Anonymous“, page 132) — recover, recovered, recoveries, recovering, recovers, recovery — Preface to Third Edition of “Alcoholics […]