English spelling origin (OT?)

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Thu Dec 12 21:56:33 UTC 2002

--On Thursday, December 12, 2002 4:09 PM -0500 Laurence Horn
<laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:

>> "luck" and "duck"--if you know the rule, you can write them all.
> Including obscenities to be written or spray-painted on walls that
> one would certainly want one's six-year-old to spell correctly.

You should have been in my first-grade class when the teacher got an
ill-advised rhyming game going!

Peter Mc.

                               Peter A. McGraw
                   Linfield College   *   McMinnville, OR
                            pmcgraw at linfield.edu

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