Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 18:26:59 EDT 2017


Wh, Cwme wn that's ridiculwus; everywne knwws that the English fwr "Cwm" 
is "cwmbe".

This is Hwpeless!

Richmwnd.


On 8/8/17 1:23 am, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote:
> 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.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> 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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