[LMB] OT: More Words that I Hate!!
kcollett at hamilton.edu
Wed Sep 23 18:37:25 BST 2020
On Sep 22, 2020, at 10:22 PM, Jane Hotchkiss via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear, dear list, you've been part of my daily life for at least 20 years. Lois spells Ekaterin **without** a terminal E. Ekaterin, not Ekaterine. Ekaterine *with* the terminal E is a perfectly legitimate spelling, but it's not the one Lois uses.
Hear, hear. I notice that too, in many posts. But that's okay -- I have accepted that many people are just not spelling-oriented. As when I email someone, with my name in the email address and the signature, spelled with a K, and their reply begins, "Cathy".
Katherine (with a terminal e, and an initial K)
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