Re: boffins with lawnmowers

From: Fred C. Moulton (
Date: Tue Jul 18 2000 - 14:23:02 MDT


My suggestion is to tell your editor "boffin" should stay as is. I
personally find it refreshing to run across a new word or turn of
phrase. If I can not deduce the meaning from the context or the
composition of the word then I can always consult a dictionary.

This is one of the reasons that it is usually more interesting to
be looking at a copy of The Economist than Time or Newsweek.


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