[LMB] OT: Soldier vs Solder
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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.
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