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Re: OT: Then and than [WAS: chroot to oldlinux...]



Tim:
>> Maybe you should have learnt it like we did, instead:  I *before* E,
>> except after C.  
   
Bob Goodwin:
> Or when sounded like "A" as in neighbor and neigh.

I can't really recall.  Somewhere I have a small rule book about this,
but heck knows where it is.  Mum's an English teacher, but I wouldn't
ask her for advice about it, she's a POM.

> Or is that not true in AustralEnglish?

It's called Orstrayan, thank you very much...  ;-)

(No, not really.  For the uninitiated, that's a joke - based on a common
appalling pronunciation of the word "Australian," in Australia.)

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