[LMB] Desert vs dessert; was: Birthday greetings

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Mon Nov 23 04:26:30 GMT 2015


On Nov 22, 2015, at 07:20 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
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!

what would her reaction have been to this sign? 

http://hometown-pasadena.com/history/a-very-punny-mystery-resolved/8428

the siggles Marina


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