Agressive FUD by Fedora contributor

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon Oct 16 09:42:04 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 11:10 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> There was a misunderstanding, it never occured to me (and obviously
> other according to the replies) that there are two expressions
> sounding so much alike.

Yes, it's a stupid language -- I'm sorry. But it's really rather naïve
of you not to expect such stupidity :)

> If I understand correctly there is:
> censuring: To criticize severely
> censoring: To examine and expurgate

That's right.

> (most probably they sound identical)

Not quite. The end of 'censor' is like the word 'saw'.
The end of 'censure' is like the word 'sure' -- i.e. a 'sh' sound. 


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