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Re: me, my new job and curl support! - CONGRATS & homonyms

From: Dennis Clarke via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 18:02:09 -0500

On 2/7/19 5:57 PM, Igor Korot via curl-library wrote:
> Hi, ALL,
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 4:47 PM Daniel Stenberg via curl-library
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Feb 2019, Richard Gray via curl-library wrote:
>>> As a native English speaker, I find it's as good as many of us manage. In
>>> the particular case above, the correct expression is "Please bear with me".
>>> "Bear" meaning "carry", not a fuzzy animal. [3]
>> Haha, I actually didn't notice. And to be honest, this is a mistake I do every
>> now and then. I get the phrase I want to use in my head and when translating
>> that into written words, I slip and spell out a different word with the same
>> or almost the same pronounciation - homonyms. It is some sort of defect in my
>> brain-to-finger interface I need to debug one day =)
> Unfortunately for all people, English language is the language of exceptions and
> language of homonyms.
> Otherwise people would say "knife" and not "nife" or "kite" vs "kit"
> and there wouldn't be a game
> called a "tea pot". ;-)

418 I'm a teapot

See RFC-7168 which updates RFC-2324

The Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol
for Tea Efflux Appliances (HTCPCP-TEA)

Dennis Clarke
UNIX and Linux spoken
GreyBeard and suspenders optional
Received on 2019-02-08