Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIO.EDU
Sun May 21 16:19:21 UTC 2006

It is dismaying though, coming from the NY Times.

On "waiver," I often see "waver" instead, from both students and faculty,
as in "asking for a course waver."  I use my teacher's pen liberally in
such cases!

At 11:47 AM 5/21/2006, you wrote:
>On May 20, 2006, at 8:15 AM, i wrote about:
>>... a photo caption in the NYT of 5/16/06 (p. A6):
>>   Residents of Chitral town, above, say four Americans rented a
>>house in order to hunt Qaeda fighters, cited in the area.
>today we get another classic, also spellcheckerproof:
>NYT Week in Review of 5/21/06 (p. 1), in the top story, on immigration:
>   The president proposed what is in essence a compromise...
>President Bush didn't waiver much from that stance last week.
>arnold, wishing he could stop noticing this stuff
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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