[ASC-list] Science communicationS

Susan Kirk skirk at iprimus.com.au
Tue Feb 26 12:02:28 UTC 2013


Glad to see y'all got the point :)

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On 26/02/13 8:50 PM, "Anne Greiner" <agreiner at pcug.org.au> wrote:

> And I forgot to mention the 'fiber' rather than 'fibre', also if one is Oz
> rather than US <grin>
> 
> Anne (Pedants Anonymous, but not recovering as well as I thought I was).
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> Anne Greiner
> anne at silverglass.com.au
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> 
> On 26/02/2013, at 9:38 PM, Anne Greiner <agreiner at pcug.org.au> wrote:
> 
>> Hmmm, maybe that would be a 'zed' not a 'zee' if you are Australian, and I
>> would probably have said 'you're' rather than 'your' in the same sentence...
>> 
>> Regards
>> Anne (Pedants Anonymous, in rehabilitation)
>> 
>> Sent from my iPad
>> Anne Greiner
>> anne at silverglass.com.au
>> SilverGlass.com.au
>> +61 (0) 412 537 626
>> Canberra, Australia
>> 
>> On 26/02/2013, at 3:43 PM, Susan Kirk <skirk at iprimus.com.au> wrote:
>> 
>>> Americanisation or is that Americanization.  Because have you noticed that
>>> as you get a little bit grumpier your spelling prowess declines, only
>>> marginally mind, and you start to change that s for a zee, because your a
>>> tad unsure.  I hate this with every fiber of my being.
>>> 
>>> 
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