comments on the draft - 2

Doug Ewell dewell at
Sat Jun 12 20:09:53 CEST 2004

Tex Texin <tex at xencraft dot com> wrote:

> Thanks for interCeding Doug.

In fact, words like "intercede" and "recede" (and, well, "cede") are
probably the main reason people misspell "supersede."

> It was clear I was teasing right?

I guess not clear enough to one person.  Smileys are our friend.

> So do we need a language tag for Duff-speak? en-Duff?
> (I am sooo tomorrow!)
> ;-)

It hardly originated with her; it has roots in actual and documentable
usage as captured in Frank and Moon Unit Zappa's "Valley Girl."

Is this a dialect comparable to Boontling?  I don't know, but if it is
it should certainly be written with heart-shaped dots over the i's and
j's (proposal formerly at but now

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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