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#13319 - 02/02/02 01:29 PM Re: capitol offense
I queried Capitol Kiwi
You know a NZer working on the hill?
Given the subject of the dicussion, dr. bill was merely avoiding a form whose nearer root might take us off on another route:
capital: from caput, head
capitol: from Capitolium, temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline hill
#13320 - 02/02/02 01:48 PM Re: capitol offense
Sorry about the typo, CK. Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?
#13321 - 02/02/02 05:41 PM Re: capitol offense
Loc: Northamptonshire, England
Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?
I never was upset, just flummoxed. I couldn't enter anyway, because I'd need performance-enhancing drugs ..._________________________
The idiot also known as Capfka ...
#13322 - 02/02/02 06:00 PM Re: capitol offense
Dear CK: I never challeged you to compete, I challenged you to devise a method of judging. How would you decide which participant had the most meritorious performance?
#13323 - 02/02/02 07:33 PM Re: capitol offense
Is there anyplace I can go on the net to listen to these variations of the pronunciation of TU as TJU (which I can't imagine since T is a breathe-out sound and J is a breathe-in sound) and CHEW
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