Facebook: "A _periotic_ table"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 6 02:12:37 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
> Why not(ic)?  The only trick is figuring out how to treat the dread affliction of periosis--with antibiosis, perhaps.

Point taken. Context is all that's necessary.

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