[LMB] OT: More Words that I Hate!!

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Thu Sep 24 22:24:54 BST 2020


Names change over time and that (the passage of time and the TOI) was what I think Lois was trying to show. Consider Serge to Serg and Padmaker to Parma for how other names changed.

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William A Wenrich
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From: Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk> on behalf of Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu>
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To: Jane Hotchkiss <focsle1928 at yahoo.com>; Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold. <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: More Words that I Hate!!

On Sep 22, 2020, at 10:22 PM, Jane Hotchkiss via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> 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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