ANNE V. GILBERT
avgilbert at PRODIGY.NET
Wed Dec 12 18:06:23 UTC 2001
> For what it's worth, I've seen the spelling "diabetis" fairly
> regularly from certain posters on the usenet diabetes support groups.
> I've never understood where this came from, as it's certainly not
> something I've noticed here in the northeast. One particular poster,
> who used to use this spelling *a lot* is a good enough writer that
> the "mis-spelling" really stood out. She's lived in Alaska most of
> her adult life, but, if I remember the autobiographical details she's
> posted correctly, she grew up in Michigan (I'm not sure where).
This gets weirder. I've never seen the *spelling* "diabetis", just the
pronunciation. But then, I may not be reading the right kind of literature.
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