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From: "John Briggs" <>
Subject: Re: Peter Stewart's Ancestry
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 16:33:03 GMT
Leticia Cluff wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 15:25:26 -0700, John Brandon
> <> wrote:
>>> Quite right, Letitia, although his ignorance of deponent verbs might
>>> occasionally mislead him into an accidentally true expression.
>> Ignorance of the correct spelling of the name of a correspondent is
>> usually considered bad form.
> Peter is not the first to misspell my name. Even DSH has incorrectly
> referred to me as Letitia.
> I ascribe the error to excessive familiarity with the Roman goddess of
> gaiety, Laetitia.
Letitia (Laetitia) is the correct Latin form. The English form is Lettice.