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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000396.txt from 1996/01

From: Cathleen Renee Orr <orrcathl@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: cork grease (pedantic note on language)
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 1996 05:00:26 -0500

> beg the question. ;-)
> I realize that the English language is constantly evolving, and when
> "everybody" uses a word or phrase a certain way, then that becomes its
> accepted meaning. I'm just a reactionary in this regard. My dream in life
> is to win the lottery and become a free-lance proofreader, travelling the
> continent correcting spelling with a chain-saw...
> pedantically yours, LGB
> LGB,
Thank's to you, the whole KLARINET world is going to use the phrase
"pedantically" incorrectly. Thank goodness my AP English teacher taught the
class that "pedantic" is not an adjective for pedophile's. Now, if only I
could travel the world correcting apostrophe error's... :-)

grammatically your's, CRO

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