OT: Linguisitc pet peeves (was Re: Vhmrrxutkvbziepg)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Feb 2 14:53:43 2004

On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:

> It's the curse of the modern world - a homonym - all the newspapers do it
> e.g. - " Tow the line " instead of " Toe the line " etc. It's all down to
> people not reading enough books.

Yeah, and I admire those people who can "wreck havoc" rather than wreaking

This all just points to our declining educational system. Remember, those
are the faux pas' that manage to get past the editors. It must be
horrific what the editors actually get from these up & coming
"journalists", not to mention what the computer's spell checker might have
to deal with.

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