Syntactic change/

Landau, James James.Landau at NGC.COM
Tue Apr 25 13:51:49 UTC 2006

Wilson Gray complaineth:

>"You can completely ignore this [difference between a 32-bit CPU and a
64-bit CPU], 
>_any_ 32-bit CPU _doesn't_ fit your needs."
>Don't people usually say "... because _no_ 32-bit CPU fits your needs"?
>Or do I simply need to get out more?

Not exactly the same error, but the same degree of ignorance of English:
>From the jury questionnaire used by Atlantic County, NJ "Any failures to
respond or report are enforced through the State Judicaiary's
Comprehensive Enforcement Program".


For those numerous ADS-L'ers worried about a nucular holocaust, I might
add that judging by the PA system announcements on the Washington Metro
for the Judiciary Square stop, the usual American pronunciation of
"Judiciary" is /joo 'dish yoo weir ee/

The American Dialect Society -

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