brantgoose: "Know how to spell a word more than one way." -- Mark TwainYou don't have to tell Canadians that, Mr. Clemens. We've been doing it all our life and make a point of honour of switching as suavely between systems as the Vicar of Bray. Especially true of those of us who speak a little French. It's hard enough to remember which is the American and which is the British spelling. Throw French into the mix and you've got yourself spelling that would baffle Jane Austen.I particularly admire those who, like the characters of the Acadian cartoon, Acadieman, are so bilingual that the choice of language becomes a meta-language in itself, communicating on another level above and beyond the resources of one language or the other.Say it in broken English.--Maryann FaithfulThe question is who is to be Master. That is all.--Humpty Dumpty
Herr Morgenstern: I once spent an hour on a chalk drawing during study hall, and it was promptly and casually erased without a word from the teacher at the start of the next class. No one cared. It was then that I learned the somewhat harsh lesson that it's only art if people give a shiat.
Sybarite: It's not his fault. It's not his fault. It's not his fault.
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