Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2002 03:58:10 GMT
From: "Harry Davis" <>
Subject: Re: Minor repairs- Viggen Spoiler

H, I hope that your mind spells better than your fingers. Try running a spell checker on tounge, obfuscaion and prepensity. Of course if you did this deliberately, you should have included a smiley face at least. "H." <> wrote in message news:ijp0buohh07fqu1v1n01umdkhh3uqg7o0unopsamcom... > >>Effectuate? Is this another of those americanizations of the English > >>language? Surely it would be quicker to type "fix the things"???!!! > > > >Actually, it's a very old word. > > > >ef…fec…tu…ate (Ľ-fµk"ch>-„t") tr.v. ef…fec…tu…at…ed, ef…fec…tu…at…ing, > >ef…fec…tu…ates. To bring about; effect. [Medieval Latin effectu„re, > >effectu„t-, from Latin effectus, an effect. See EFFECT.] > >--ef…fec"tu…a"tion n. > > > >But, surely eschewing obfuscation might be of paramount importance > >in such circumstances. > > > Frankly Sir Robert, I was a little discombobulated by such a > prepensity to perpetuate such an urban myth as a common tounge between > the peoples of the world! In essence any such obfuscaion should > henceforth be dealt with assiduously with the utmost alacrity to the > benefit of all worldly tribes.

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