[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 15 18:23:39 BST 2021

On Tue, 14 Sep 2021 15:07:54 -0600, brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>> t is a VERY common misspelling (by Americans) in emails and elsewhere in the internet. I find it very annoying as well.
>My most annoying wrong word is “then” meaning “than”.
>I also dislike “tons of” and “massive” when they shouldn’t apply.   And reading about space ships landing on that planet’s tarmac.

Most "Tarmac" isn't, anyway.  A lot of it is asphalt or bitmec.  Or even
concrete, increasingly.

Why yes!  I do have a friend who is a civil engineer.  And yes, it is
one of his hot buttons.
You know you've been on the internet too long when you've got to turn your
 head sideways to express emotion. - (NancyButton

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