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    Subject[OFFTOPIC] Re: PROBLEM: english language
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    Gregory Maxwell <linker@z.ml.org> writes:

    > Umm..
    >
    > Do you see the "(sic" That usually stands for "Spelling is Correct".

    Pet peeve alert: "sic" does NOT stand for "Spelling is Correct". It's
    a Latin word meaning "thus" or "so", not an acronym of any sort.


    --nat

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    nat lanza --------------------- research programmer, parallel data lab, cmu scs
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