Hypnology IS IN
highbob at POP.MINDSPRING.COM
Sat May 15 15:58:03 UTC 1999
Thanks for all the info, David, and you're right, archaic is probably
not the best term here. I suppose antiquated would be better; calling
it archaic was very, very wrong of me.
But I was only trying to have some fun: "since I didn't find it very
quickly nor very easily, I'm saying that it's archaic. That's my story
and I'm sticking to it." I even added a hopefully ironic (but now I see
my hopes are dashed) and humorous explanation. I'll never do that again
. . . this weekend.
BTW, my spellchecker didn't recognize it, but it did accept it when I
> Furthermore, it is not "archaic." It may be fairly unusual, even
> obscure. However, I have 11 quotations for hypnology or one of its
> derivatives all from the last 12 years. One quotation has identified
> it as the medicine of the future. There's an institute for this in
> Maryland. When I ran it on the web AltaVista popped up 51 Websites.
> My spellchecker even accepted it.
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