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March 15, 2005 09:57
Re: s/true/better name/
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Nicholas Clark skribis 2005-03-15 17:53 (+0000):
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 05:57:57PM +0100, Juerd wrote:
> > And re its spelling, that's a very good feature, because it'll slowly
> > teach me how to spell this word. And when I know how to spell it, I can
> > use it on IRC without dict(1)ing to see if I remembered correctly. This
> > will eventually save me hours! :)
> One problem you may find with dict is that one common misspelling, "wether",
> is also a valid English word, which any decent word list should contain.
> (It's a castrated ram)

Dict uses dictionaries, not just word lists. It outputs the
definition(s), so this misspelling is easily detected.

I know both words exists. I just can't manage to remember which one is
which, and maybe Perl 6 can help me :) 


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