Sorting out the sheep from the goats

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 18:23:26 EDT 2017


Scrabble disagrees. 

Both words are in mainstream dictionaries as well. They are imported words. I think they are the only two words where W is a vowel.

Of course, Scrabble considers zloty, qadi, and qwerty to be words.

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> On Aug 7, 2017, at 6:17 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Also a Welsh word, NOT an English one.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
>> On 8/7/17 11:24 pm, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote:
>> And the musical instrument the crwth.
>> 
>>> On Aug 7, 2017, at 1:08 PM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> And the obscure word "cwm" uses w as a vowel.
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On Aug 7, 2017, at 3:28 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I think you have an error in your code samples.  Your vowel set should be
>>>> “aeiouandsometimesy"
>> 
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