|From:||jesse stephen bangs <jaspax@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 2, 2000, 21:57|
Elliott Lash sikayal:
> zebuleon@PEOPLEPC.COM writes:
> Don't know if it was intentional or not but your name Silindion, looks like it
> would sound like Celine Dion, the canadian singer. Not meaning to offend
> No it's not though I've heard that before. It's really just a compound of
> Silin "forest" + ion (a language name former). Come to think of it, I don't
> even know where the -d- comes from, it probably should be dropped entirely,
> or maybe I can just name it Silic like it was called 3 years ago. Thanks for
> bringing it to my attention.
Or, better yet, form a rule that says that /n/ becomes /nd/ before
/i/. Or just make the word irregular.
Jesse S. Bangs email@example.com
"It is of the new things that men tire--of fashions and proposals and
improvements and change. It is the old things that startle and
intoxicate. It is the old things that are young."
-G.K. Chesterton _The Napoleon of Notting Hill_