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  • Jan E Rudge

    Jan E Rudge March 8, 2006, 5:17 p.m. (Message 44572)

    RE: swotting, swatting not just dances

    Fiona wrote:
    > Becky writes about swotting and its misuse as a word.
    > I'm not sure I follow her down the "wrong" track.
    >
    > Most people I know have at one time or another swotted
    > up on dances, and most appropriately given the word's origin!
    
    
    I think that was the point...  The original post to which
    Becky was replying used the word "swat", when "swot" was
    probably intended.
    
    Regards,
    
    Jan
    
    A fellow pedant, from Beaconsfield, UK
    
    
    
    
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