[Ads-l] "horse-doctor" in the OED

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Feb 4 21:44:16 UTC 2015


On Feb 4, 2015, at 4:14 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 2/3/2015 07:50 PM, Mark Mandel wrote:
> 
>> On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
>> 
>> > Pharmacopola
>> 
>> 
>> Are you sure it's not *Pharmacopoia*, with an "i"? The usual spelling is
>> *Pharmacopoeia*, but I wouldn't be surprised to see the "e" dropped in 18c
>> English, nor to see "i" mis-OCRed as "l".
>> 
>> Mark
> 
> Absolutely sure, Mark.  You could have looked at one of the images I cited, say at the Wellcome Library, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__wellcomeimages.org_&d=AwIBAg&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=k-VIgoXl8toOQTc_63xuJlbfNp2y_9kj_aYRWdSTzLc&s=fE7y81GKi_QHKXcTCbrAQGsr5rU9eIdNsezsAKzptIA&e=  and Search for the image number I gave, 575019i.  Or you could have Googled for "Pharmacopola

Shouldn't that be "Pharmacoppola" with two p's?  

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LH

> Circumforaneus" vs. "Pharmacopo[e]ia Circumforaneus" (each quoted).
> 
> Joel
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