Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 15 17:10:33 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 9:15 AM, David Bowie <db.list at pmpkn.net> wrote:

> Speaking of completion errors: I'm teaching a course (History of the
> English Language) fully online this semester, which of course involves a
> lot of typing. I have discovered that it's nearly impossible for me to
> write the word "linguists" without first typing "linguistics" and then
> deleting the interposing "ic".
> I'm just curious whether other linguists have the same problem (or
> similar ones) typing stuff that should be automatic for them, given the
> frequency of the terms they regularly get wrong.

This one does!

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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