English spelling origin (OT?)

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Thu Dec 12 22:35:04 UTC 2002

--On Thursday, December 12, 2002 4:37 PM -0500 "James E. Clapp"
<j.clapp at EARTHLINK.NET> wrote:

> But no, that doesn't quite take care of it.  Let's not forget the
> 2,198 additional entries with "ei" not after "c"--ranging roughly from
> "ageist" to "Zeitgeist"! :)

I wonder if those 2,198 entries include a favorite of mine: "Titleist" (a
brand of golf equipment, apparently).  Always brings me up short when I see
it on bumper stickers.  --PMc

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

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