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#2729 - 05/22/00 11:27 PM Re: ~phile and ~phobe
Rob Offline
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Registered: 05/22/00
Posts: 3
Loc: Singapore
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'?


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#2730 - 05/23/00 04:13 AM Re: ~phile and ~phobe
Rubrick Offline
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Registered: 05/18/00
Posts: 679
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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