Latin words and phrases

Subject: Latin words and phrases
From: DAVID IBBETSON <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 31 May 1996 16:33:54 -0400

Bill Burns writes:
>Martyn,
<snip>
>BTW, we're in agreement on the use of Latin borrowings as well; I just like to
>stay away from proclaiming an absolute ban on their usage. (Always avoid
>absolutes--and alliteration. ;-)

"Agreement", "use","Latin", "proclaiming", "absolute", "usage", "avoid",
"absolutes" and "alliteration" are Latin borrowings.

Doubtless Bill's sentence could be rewritten, but I'm not going to try.

David (the idiot who knows little Latin and less Greek) Ibbetson
David Ibbetson ibbetson -at- idirect -dot- com
133 Wilton Street #506 Phone (416) 363-6692
Canada M5A 4A4 Fax (416) 363-4987

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Post Message: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Get Commands: LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU with "help" in body.
Unsubscribe: LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU with "signoff TECHWR-L"
Listowner: ejray -at- ionet -dot- net


Previous by Author: Humour
Next by Author: Re: WordPerfect/Word Conversion
Previous by Thread: 2 full time positions available in Chicago/Dallas
Next by Thread: Re: Programming Tools -- How Prevalent


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads