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
I'm using the word "AFFect" (not "affECT") in the sense
of definition 2
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 :-)