Talk:-ation

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Why do people in and from the USA use the suffix -ation for so many words that do not need it (to stress the word) or where its inclusion is inappropriate because the word is a stand alone noun? —This unsigned comment was added by 86.137.138.164 (talkcontribs) 2006-05-13 11:36:22.

Please give an example of such a use of "-ation". Rod (A. Smith) 22:03, 15 May 2006 (UTC)