On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 23:26:03 +0200, in sci.archaeology, Alaca wrote:
>Tom McDonald wrote: xmQGe.5028$c63.4324@xxxxxxxx,
>> I think you are understood. You at least try to put your
>> thoughts well in English. (And do so nearly flawlessly, in my
>Thank you Tom, but don't overdo it.
>> The only small gripe I have about your posting is that you tend
>> to make Mr. Weller into bread batter. 'Dough' won't trip the
>> spell checker, but it isn't the same as 'Doug,' which is that
>> worthy's name.
>I know I do sometimes, don't know why,
>and I apologize for that.
>I don't use a spell checker, and compared
>to e.g. Philip that doesn't show too much,
>I think. Carefully reading back before posting
>is a better solution. (But no doubt you know
>how good that works with publications.)
>> I suspect that you'd also get a very different
>> result if you put Doug rather than Dough in a 375 degree F oven
>> for 45 minutes.
>> No matter how much some of the wackjobs here might approve of
>> the idea. :-)
>I prefer Doug as he is. As a child I loved the
>dough (or is that batter?) more than the sponge
>cake my mother made. Yum-yum!
Someone one explained to me about the common substitution of Dough for
Dough -- sadly I can't find it again -- something to do with European
languages and gh.
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