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[OT] Re: Way off topic (was: Re: seperate or separate?, WAS: RE: svn commit: rev 4598 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_delta)

From: <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-01-27 16:16:08 CET

Michael Wood mwood@its.uct.ac.za writes:
 On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 09:24:42AM -0800, Brandon Ehle wrote:
 [snip]
  *Seperate:*
  
  1. /nope/
  The second most common misspelling on the Internet
  (the first being either loose
  http://www.ecnet.net/users/gas52r0/Jay/spelling/looselose.html or lose
  http://www.ecnet.net/users/gas52r0/Jay/spelling/looselose.html)
 [snip]
 
 then instead of than must be way up there too.
 
 do instead of due probably deserves a mention, too, because it can
 cause some confusion to English (as opposed to American) speaking people
 ;)

The way that I was taught how to remember the correct spelling for
separate is that there's 'a rat' in the middle of separate.

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-Fitz

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Brian W. Fitzpatrick    fitz_at_red-bean.com   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
 
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