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#2729 - 05/22/00 11:27 PM Re: ~phile and ~phobe
Sorry Rubrick, pedantry got the better of me.
'Whence' = 'from where', in the same way 'thence' = 'from there'. And 'hence'=...oh I'll stop there.
And shouldn't it be 'Rubric'?
#2730 - 05/23/00 04:13 AM Re: ~phile and ~phobe
Loc: Somewhere outside New York
Quite right, Rob. I erred on two counts. I hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me twice!
Rubric is, of course, the correct spelling BUT!!! I have incorporated the word brick into my handle because the Rubrics building (The oldest surviving in Trinity College Dublin) is a quite outstanding red-brick building, whilst the rest are gray stone or modern concrete. So, it was a deliberate act of mis-spelling on my part.
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