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Re: Silindion

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 > just > curious. > > 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.
> > Elliott >
Jesse S. Bangs "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_