[LMB] OT: More words that I HATE!!

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Wed Sep 23 18:42:44 BST 2020

I speak American, not English. And I pronounce it sodder, not sexually.


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From: "Marc Wilson" <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk>
To: "LMB" <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Bcc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 9/23/2020 11:15:09 AM
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: More words that I HATE!!

>On Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:01:59 -0400, Rebecca Price <becca7108 at gmail.com>
>>A meme just crossed my FB feed:
>>You might just as well go ahead and pronounce the L in salmon. Nothing
>>matters anymore.
>Do the one in "solder" while you're about it, as proper English-speakers
>do.  "Sodder" sounds like something sexual, and not anything you want
>mixed up with hot metal tips (unless that's your kink, obvs).
>Those whom fortune has never favoured are more joyful than those whom she has deserted.
>  - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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