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Re: Deity vs Diety

Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 1997 at 11:24:00AM -0400, Will Lowe wrote:
> > My major interest in the -Desktop and Diety projects is the provision for
> This name is confusing me -- is it really Diety?
> Should be "Deity", no? Very different!

Deity \De"i*ty\, n.; pl. Deities. [OE. deite, F. d['e]it['e],
1. the state of being a god  2. a god or godess  3. Code name for
the new debian package manager

Diet \Di"et\, n. 1. what a person or animal usually eats or drinks
2. a regimen of special or limited food and drink, as to lose weight

Diety \Di"ety\, adj. 1. Similar to a diet  2. Somewhat not unlike
a diet  3. a mispelling of deity.

I hope this clears things up.  8)


Behan Webster     mailto:behanw@verisim.com
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