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Subject: Re: Stacy's call for a return to the spellings of BEOWULF
From: Stacy Westbrook <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 11 Mar 1999 09:45:56 -0800
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On Wed, 10 Mar 1999, Curtis Clark wrote:

> Happened about 150 years after the vowel shift, if I remember correctly.
> The vowel shift pretty much predated even the idea of a dictionary (in
> English).

Ok, so now that we have dictionaries (and therefore other means to record
the etymology of a word), why don't we move on and update the language a
little bit?

Stacy Westbrook

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