Re: Why do people in the UK put a u in the word color?
On Wednesday 12 April 2006 07:37, Peter Hugosson-Miller wrote:
>Ron Johnson wrote:
>>On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 23:54 -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>>On Tuesday 11 April 2006 23:38, Kamaraju Kusumanchi wrote:
>>>>On Tuesday 11 April 2006 23:47, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>>>>>With a u, you mean, of course...
>>>>>No, the *right* way. Slow learners *and* bad spellers. Sheesh...
>>>>>No wonder your empire fell apart.
>>>> That is very rude to say on a public mailing list. I agree that
>>>> everyone is entitled to their opinion. May be you are right and
>>>> may be you are wrong. But this could potentially result in flame
>>>> wars. May be you meant it in a funny way! But this is taking it
>>>> too far. Not everyone might take it as you intended it to.
>>>I should probably clarify for the international audience that Ron is
>>> using sarcasm, a form of deadpan humor. Ron is probably more
>>> apathetic about spelling than his words let on.
>>Yes, thank you. I was trying and miserably failing to be humourous.
>While we're on the subject of unusual spelling variants, can someone
>explain why, in American English, "moron" is spelt "bush" ;)
I think its a phenomenon of the times, brought on by bush being one.
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People having trouble with vz bouncing email to me should add the word
'online' between the 'verizon', and the dot which bypasses vz's
stupid bounce rules. I do use spamassassin too. :-)
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