[LMB] OT: English spelling was Pronunciation of Megaera
howard at brazee.net
Sat Jun 26 12:41:03 BST 2010
On Jun 26, 2010, at 3:12 AM, Jacki Knight wrote:
> Well it is normal. For us. That was the point I was making - again referring back to the OP's use of the word "universal" (which, possibly in my ignorance, I construed as a variant of "normal")
And my point is that the OED does not define "normal". I thought your post was somewhat tongue-in-cheek and continued in what I perceived as that vein.
We have quite a few "normals", pretty much defined by population being selected. I have lived around the United States and in Mexico City, which doesn't qualify me as much of an International, but books have helped see how language is variable.
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