> > > > > [3 Extro-points if you can explain why "midievil" (or its variants) are
> > > > > *not* in "The New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language
On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, Michael Lorrey wrote:
> Ah, well, Robert's dictionary is a 'new lexicon', i.e. new language,
> while his spelling of midieval is, well, midievil in its historical
> provenance, i.e. its no longer in use, while websters tends to hold onto
> spellings that are centuries old...
I'll buy it. The winner is Mike with 3 Extro-points...
Guess sometimes I can't see the forest for the trees.
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