alhartman at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 25 10:59:39 CST 2006
Besides, Mark Twain was once heard to remark:
"It takes an uncreative man to spell a word only one way!"
P.S.: Got the LNW-80 yesterday. It doesn't work properly, and I can't
lift it easily due to an injury. But, my friend Tom will stop by and
help me get it running.
I can't wait!
> From: Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com>
> On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Warren Wolfe wrote:
>>> > > I much prefer clarity and correct spelling to "coolness"
>>> > > on this list.
>> > Excellent. Let's talk about "depricate."
> I see a [slight] qualitative difference between accidental/ignorant
> misspellinq v deliberate attempts to be "cool" by creating new words.
> When I went back to college as a grad student, I was worried that my bad
> spelling would be an embarrassment. It turned out that MOST of the people
> that I dealt with were substantially worse! So, now I have a license
> plate frame that proudly proclaims that I am a "UC Berkeley Aluminum".
> Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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