[LMB] Desert vs dessert; was: Birthday greetings

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 03:19:39 GMT 2015


And "just deserts" means "what one deserves," not "only waterless wastes."
When I wrote a chapter of my Harry Potter/Black Lagoon crossover titled
"Draco's Just Deserts" I got a lot of reviews from net.ignorami saying that
it should have been "desserts."

*SIGH*  My mother was an English teacher, and I can hear her rolling in her
grave!


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