[Techtalk] Ubuntu menu falling apart

Chris Wilson chris+linuxchix at aptivate.org
Thu Sep 2 14:46:50 UTC 2010

Hi all,

On Thu, 2 Sep 2010, Carla Schroder wrote:

> On Thursday 02 September 2010 07:00:41 am Little Girl wrote:
>>> Wierd. (gee, that looks wierd, is is really spelt like that?).
>> Nope! This is one of the words that makes me wonder why they pounded
>> "I before E except after C" into us as children. (:

"... when the sound is 'EE'" only, as in Cheese, Ceiling, Piece, but not 
Eight or Weird or Heir.

As English is a bastard mix of just about every language on the planet, I 
think we should be grateful that it has any rules at all.

Cheers, Chris.
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