Why is a detective called a detective?
Asked by rebbel (23642 ) May 20th, 2012
Is the word detective in the same group as are exhaustive, addictive, digestive, etc.?
Those words are defined by their tending to do/be something.
Should a detective not be a detector?
Or am I missing something?
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