It had to happen

FRITZ JUENGLING juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Wed Oct 12 16:27:14 UTC 2005

Well, what's the big deal.  I hear this all the time "He has AN agenda."

>>> sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM 10/12/05 08:22AM >>>
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>>Subject:      It had to happen
>>I've just heard "agenda," historically already a Latin plural,
>>construed as a new pseudo-Latin plural, "agendae," i.e. with the final
>>syllable pronounced as English "die."
>OK, keep an eye (or ie) out now for all the memorandae that these agendae
>ought to generate.
>Michael McKernan
No doubt the mediae will be passing on more  datae on phenomenae of this kind.

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