Re: USAGE: No rants! (USAGE: di"f"thong)
|From:||Tristan Alexander McLeay <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 30, 2006, 6:50|
On 30/05/06, Dana Nutter <sasxsek@...> wrote:
> This is already fairly common with product names. Advertising and
> marketing people seem to love using things like "kwik", "rite", "tite",
> "thru", "tuff", etc. when thinking up names for their warez.
Not warez I hope! I think those are usually named things like
"Micr0s0ft 0ffic3 2003 (crax0red)".
> But then again, what would happen to "there", "their" and "they're"?
The fact that there misspelt so often without significant impediment
to understanding suggests to me that their candidates for respelling.
And once wear all used to spelling them the same, the fact that their
spelt the same will be even less of an impediment to understand then
it is now.