Sorting out the sheep from the goats

Lagi Pittas iphonelagi at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 19:13:06 EDT 2017


I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat

Lagi

On 7 August 2017 at 23:26, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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