Re: The next release (was: Planned packages for sarge)
>>>>> "craig" == Craig Dickson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
craig> Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
>> Yeah, this is the weirdest wart in English, in my opinion.
>> bimonthly means every two months; semimonthly means twice in each
>> biennially means every two years; semiannually means twice in each
>> "biannual", sadly, is a synonym of semiannual. Wart! Wart! Wart!
craig> Actually, it's even worse than that. According to the American Heritage
craig> Dictionary, "biannual" can mean either semiannual or biennial,
craig> effectively making the word completely useless.
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