On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 05:52:57PM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > > Nope. More like "this guy doesn't punctuate his emails", and "that
> > > guy doesn't capatilise his emails" and "that other guy doesn't
> > > grammaticate his emails".
> > What about "that guy doen't run a spell checker which would surely have
> > rejected capatilise" on his emails ?
>> Touche'. Won't mention the "doen't" then...
Kenn, you're a nice guy, and I like you, so I had to give you a way back.
>> > BTW the verb is boviously grammatize as in "The Great Automatic
> Intertwingles nicely with the mince meat sub thread
but actually, two ways back was one too many :-)
>> > Grammatizator" which, for the illiterate among you, is a short story by
> > the famous Norwegian WWII fighter pilot, Roald Dahl.
>> But wouldn't that mean the verb would be "grammatizate"? As
> in "gyrator" and "gyrate" and "irritator" and "irritate"?
>> (Yes, I _know_ it's really "irritant", but this will
> rub a few people up nicely :-)
And what about the new verb "administrate" to which the computer business
seems to have given birth.
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