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Re: ghoti? was Re: Introducing Paul Burgess and his radioactive imagination!

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Friday, March 7, 2003, 23:35
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From: "Peter Clark" <peter-clark@...>

> On Friday 07 March 2003 03:20 pm, Sally Caves wrote: > > Like photi for "fish."
> I would get the reference if it were "ghoti" but I'm afraid
"photi" escapes
> me.
Oh come on! :)) It is very obviously, Peter, a mistake (because rushed) version of "ghoti." Although the "ph" does work as another graphic symbol for /f/. :) Mea culpa; thanks for the correction. Sally Caves Eskkoat ol ai sendran, rohsan nuehra celyil takrem bomai nakuo. "My shadow follows me, putting strange, new roses into the world."