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Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 08:45:17PM +1200, cr wrote:
> On Wed, 05 May 2004 20:30, William Ballard wrote:
> > Americans affecting Angophile a bit too much is unseemly though :-)
> Not sure what that comment refers to.   I'm English, if that has any 
> relevance.   

I'm using the word "AFFect" (not "affECT") in the sense 
of definition 2 
from dictionary.com:

   1. To put on a false show of; simulate: affected a British accent. 

An AFFect (noun) is "Feeling or emotion, especially as manifested by 
facial expression or body language"; to AFFect (verb) is to "copy or 

To afFECT is to influence; to effect is to bring into existence.

The first syllable of AFFect ryhmes with cat.  The first syllable of 
afFECT rhymes with cut.

This is how the bible gets misinterpreted :-)

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