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What is the suffix of ulous?
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Suffix - meaning ulous?
The suffix -ulous is added to adjectives, usually English words originally from Latin, to denote 'habitually' or 'inclined to', such as garrulous (talkative); credulous (easily fooled); incredulous (not easily fooled). The term fabulous is an exception: it comes into English from the Latin fabulosus, fabled, in the sense of incredible. A good example of why one should check etymology before assuming what the origin of a word might be. ...
What does FAB stand for in the show the thunder birds?
Absolutely nothing. Fab(ulous) was an 'in' word of the time and the producers just initialated it into a mock radio sign-off. ...