wouldn't it make more sense if emergency was spelt emurgency?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    if you think about what the word means that makes way more sense.
     
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    What do emus have to go with shit hitting the fan?
     
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    wokka wokka wokka!
     
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    Oh it totally does.
     
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    a emergency is a situation of emerging urgency. hence, emurgency.
     
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    I was thinking urgent care centers.
     
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    emergency (n.)
    "unforeseen occurrence requiring immediate attention," 1630s, from Latin emergens, present participle of emergere (see emerge). Or from emerge + -ency.
     
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    an urgent situation emerging. emurgency.
     
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    Still costs a lot of money to visit the ER no matter how you spell it.