Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 24 04:35:17 UTC 2002

At 4:02 PM -0400 6/23/02, Rick H Kennerly wrote:
>|o| e.g., saying "root." When I worked in the Post Office in Queens
>|o| in the 1970s,
>|o| on the other hand, the mail carriers universally referred to
>|o| their delivery
>|o| routes as "routs."
>I'd never considered this but in my computer repair days, I had a rout--a
>set of regular stops.  But if on vacation, I would plot a root on the
>highway map, but I'd stop enrout to sleep.

For me, these would be "rout", "root", but "enroot" rather than "enrout"

larry (<new york and elsewhere)

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