A polite spelling correction

Anthony Simmons bbadonov at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 25 11:13:51 PST 2002

>> From: "MIKE OSSIPOFF" <nkklrp at hotmail.com>
>> Subject: [EM] A polite spelling correction

>> Anthony, that isn't how hilarious is spelled. I don't care
>> if people mis-spell words. No doubt I sometimes do also.
>> But in statements like the above, what makes the mis-
>> spelling so hilarious is the self-referential character
>> that it gives to the sentence that it's in.

    "When I find myself in times of troubel,
     Mother Mery comes to me
     Speecking werds of wisdum
     Let it be

        -- John Lenin

>> I wouldn't have mentioned what follows, but, when sending
>> the above, I decided that I might as well include this
>> too:

>> Anthony posted a message with the following subject line:

>> Subject:  [EM] Reductio ad nauseum

>> Anthony, that's actually nauseam. I've heard of people
>> suffering from nausea, but not people suffering from
>> nauseum or nauseus. :-)

>> As Anthony said, these discussions can be hilarious.

>> Anthony, especially when sending the kind of postings that
>> you do, a dictionary might not be such a bad idea.

>> Mike Ossipoff

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