> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Ford [mailto:p...@justcroft.com]
> Sent: 02 September 2009 09:40
> Words that are two lengthy: "of", "an", "to", "it" (etc.)
> Words that are too lengthy: "antidisestablishmentarianism",
> "internationalisation" and that other one that begins with
> "flocci..." something
> Sorry tedd :)

Ooh! Ooh! Ooh! Please, sir, I know that one: it's 

(God knows why I ever learnt that -- probably some pointless schoolboy 
challenge 40-odd years ago!!  Is that the one that means "the act of valuing as 
worthless", or am I confusing it with something else?

Back on topic, I must admit that a lot of txtspk sails by without me noticing 
-- I suspect as a legacy of online chatting on DEC-10s back in the 70s, using 
10cps teletypes, with a line length limit of 80 characters!


Mike Ford,
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