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From: Karen Rhodes <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Sighting sources, web sights
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 13:38:11 -0400
On 9/21/2011 12:04 AM, wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a pleasant way to tell persons with such and similar
> phrases on their ~professional~ website listings that they evoke the vision of
> a person standing on a butte, squinting through binoculars toward the
> Family History Library (perhaps after a spider attack)?
> All help appreciated,
LOL! "Sighted source, sank same," came to mind, but they probably would
not get it.
"Sorry to seem like a pill, but you really should change 'sighting' to
'citing.' You may check the dictionary if you do not think I'm correct."
Then there is always Mark Twain: "The difference between the right word
and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and the
lightning bug." (Acknowledging that 'sighting' is not even close to the
Karen Packard Rhodes
Middleburg, Clay County, Florida
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