I before E except when it's not

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Dec 26 17:00:17 UTC 2009

At 2:48 PM -0200 12/26/09, David A. Daniel wrote:
>Some months ago we went through a thread or two about the (in)applicability
>of the I Before E Rule. Here http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog
>MW has one of their "Ask the Editor" clips on the subject. I thought it was
>cute and, in the Christmas spirit of sharing, am passing it on. And a jolly
>Ho, Ho, Ho to all.
Can you give (some of) us pointers on how to find it?  When I clicked
on the above link, I just found the dictionary entry (definition,
etymology, etc.) for _blog_.


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