"Lite" (1921) (?)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Jun 19 02:27:56 UTC 2001

Has the Society been notified of their mistake?

Benjamin Barrett

> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society
> [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf Of Douglas G. Wilson
> >>What is it that is seriously wrong with my analysis?
> >... The reference is to a LIFE
> >sentence, not a LITE sentence.
> That is correct. The bogus "t" in "Lite" doesn't really
> look like the other
> "t"s in the title. Fooled me for a while though, even
> after I read the text!

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