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> I am reminded of what Marie Antoinette so nearly said: "The pedants are
> revolting!". :)
I thought it was "Let them eat brioche!" After all, it's only a small
matter of liaison that separates _les heros de la revolution francaise_
from _les zeros_. And I could have gone all Johnsonian on him and come
out with "A man who would make so poor a pun would not scruple to pick
my pocket." In fact, I praised the pun. No true pedant would do that.
No, it was just another public-service meme-stomping, along with the
notions that there once was a group called "the Vikings" and the Great
Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax. Oh yes, and *why* King Canute ordered the tide
to stop coming in.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
"In computer science, we stand on each other's feet."
--Brian K. Reid