|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 9, 2002, 16:02|
Jan van Steenbergen wrote:>In Amsterdam we have a thing called "botel", a hotel >on a boat. It might not be a bad idea for the Oxford >and the Webster guys to think it over. >Memory trip: there was a "Boatel" at Fire Island Pines (near NYC) in the 60s-- not _on_ a boat, but right at the marina.>BTW, what about a one-syllable word like "gel"?Lots of those; they wouldn't count-- all /...El/.