[Ads-l] YouTubery: "I guess you never heard of a _wheelbarrel_."

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Apr 19 15:00:13 UTC 2019

On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 10:58:11AM -0400, Laurence Horn wrote:
> > 
> > I was asked about this when I was doing the Word of the Day site at Random House, so many years ago:
> > 
> > https://web.archive.org/web/20011214023332/http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19960725
> > 
> 'The only thing you can do to avoid such problems is education: make sure that people, whether they're your friends with "wheelbarrel" or the marketing department of a fancy cosmetics company with “smooth[e]”, know what the truth is. They'll thank you for it.’
> …or not

(That was a private joke.)

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