[Techtalk] Ubuntu menu falling apart

Little Girl littlergirl at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 21:38:58 UTC 2010

Hey there,

Chris Wilson wrote:
> 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.

You don't pronounce it "weerd" as in cheese or ceiling or piece?
> 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.

True, although it might be better if we'd just officially admit
that it's a complete free-for-all. (:

Little Girl

There is no spoon.

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