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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 3 01:47:03 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at> wrote:
> the pronunciation of the word with a "theta" ending is current--at least in dialects of Southern American English.

Including BE, 4sho! In my youth, I used to have a problem with the
very common misspelling, _height_, instead of the correct _heigth_.

No, wait. It was the other way around.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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