[LMB] OT: Soldier vs Solder

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 14:38:24 GMT 2015


On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

>
> >
> >Ooooh - does that mean you didn't spot the *other* unfortunate word
> >there? "Martial/marital" is another favorite....
>
> Confusion between "martial arts" and "marital arts" could lead to all
> manner of bizarre conversations.
> --
>

Which can be found in Terry Pratchett's Lords and Laidies, where the royal
king has no idea what to do on his wedding night, sends away for a Booke,
and gets a how-to with-pictures ... martial book.

Sylvia


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