[LMB] OT: Brabbling

Franz Tomasek (Home) ftomasek at storm.co.za
Sun Sep 19 20:07:36 BST 2021


On 19/09/21 
   at 01:55 PM, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca> said:

>Raymond said:

>> I came up on a site that announced that nine words had been dropped from
>> the English language dictionary.  One that rang out was aerodrome. Really!

>Huh. I always liked that word.

I haven't been there for over a year but there was a large sign as you
approached Cape Town International Airport that informed you that you
were now entering a controlled aerodrome. I'll have to check if it's
been updated. I suspect not. The legislature's pen likely moves less
hastily than that dictionary editor's.


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