Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2002 15:43:04 +0000 (UTC)
From: H. <musicboxnopsamrider.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Minor repairs- Viggen Spoiler


>>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 (¼-fµkìchõ-„tî) 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…fecîtu…aìtion 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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