[Ads-l] Compass points

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 11 18:15:54 EST 2017


I frequently add words to my Mac and Windows spell-checkers. 

See https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/southeasternmost <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/southeasternmost>. BB

> On 11 Mar 2017, at 15:14, Shawnee Moon <moon.shawnee at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> I'm writing a book about my cross-country adventures, and in my description of the route I took, I wrote that I'd "crossed the state from its "southeasternmost" shores to... " and my MacBook underlines it. I can write 'southernmost' and 'southeastern,' but it complains when I combine them. 
> 
> Anyone?


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