Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 1 13:26:31 UTC 2009

On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 12:19 AM, Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at> wrote:

>  (2  : abreast 蓉sed with of or with<trying to keep apace with
> changes in technology>)

There's a hanzi on my screen:

      2 : abreast<space>___sed with of or ...

Google Translate gives me

蓉    Rong. Noun. 1. lotus

I've seen strange substitutions due to cross-platform and cross-format
miscues, but this is just ... rong. (Sorry, couldn't resist.) What's
that paragraph when it's at home?

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