Calling all philologists

Subject: Calling all philologists
From: Margaret Gerard <margaret%mailhost -at- TOSHIBA -dot- TIC -dot- OZ -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 1994 15:03:37 --1000

1. Why spell the root in "precede", "cede" but "ceed" in "proceed" when it
seems (according to meaning) to be the same root or isn't it?

2. Why is Britain called "the old dart".

Margaret Gerard email: margaret -at- toshiba -dot- tic -dot- oz -dot- au

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