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Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 09:20:25 GMT
From: Malcolm William Mason <mwm1(delete)nospamedu>
Subject: Re: Re: MOT?


On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 10:00:07 +1300, Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnospamr.net.nz> wrote: >In message <4162E2F8.70ED3E2Fnospamfitter.com> > Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamfitter.com> wrote: > >> >> >> "Bengt ÷sterdahl" wrote: >> > >> > On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 19:58:17 GMT, Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamfitter.com> >> > wrote: >> > >> > > >> > > >> > >"Bengt ÷sterdahl" wrote: >> > >> >> > >> Excuse me for being so ignorant; what is MOT that a lot of people in this >> > >> group speak of? >> > >> >> > >> Regards from Bengt in Sweden (SAAB 9-3 5d Sport Edition 2002) >> > > >> > >It's a small animal insect with wings, usually attracted to a light source. >> > >> > Really? I thought it was spelled moth. Notice the h at the end. >> >> Yes, but the h is silent. Not silent at all It is a the consonant equivalent of a dyphthong which is two vowels that are sounded together as a unique but related sound as are the o and e in Oedipus. As if fact were spelled pharm. or as in phlegem which really is spelled that way. Malcolm Mason

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