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From: Suzanne B Sommerville <>
Subject: Re: Ze Drem
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 05:25:50 -0500

"Robert T. Hilliard" <>

Thank you! I almost fell out of my chair laughing. Would have loved to
have had this when I was still teaching, but I will pass it on to friends
who are still involved in the grand task.

I used to have students compare the Our Father in Anglo-Saxon, Latin,
French, German, and English. I also used George Bernard Shaw's "ghoti".

You do know Bernard Shaw's story about "ghoti", I hope.

gh as in laugh
o as in women
ti as in nation

Suzanne Sommerville

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