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
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.
Eskkoat ol ai sendran, rohsan nuehra celyil takrem bomai nakuo.
"My shadow follows me, putting strange, new roses into the world."