Manufacturers will buy a certain quantity of excise stamps from the government at their excise value which they are then obliged to affix to
every packet of cigarettes.
A third measure proposed by Baayen (1993: 192) quantifies the notion of degree of productivity in terms of the contribution of a given affix to
the growth rate of the vocabulary as a whole.
The most promising of these, he says, are monoclonal antibodies that affix to
the drug in the patient's blood.
Apart from the semantic polarity of -ino and -one on their respective scales of smallness and bigness, which makes them more transparent and efficient, an interesting and important phenomenon has been discussed, both relevant within cumulations and recursions, whereby the closer affix to
the base word is semantically more salient over the other affixes, owing to its greater indexical efficiency.