Re: Etymology vs. Usage

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Wed Jan 08 1997 - 05:05:43 EST

At 9:46 PM -0600 1/6/97, Edgar M. Krentz wrote:
>>I fear I have committed anacoluthon. ELEHSON! The second to last sentence
>>above OUGHT to read:
>>... I would hope we can avoid a discussion of that realm of theological
>>presuppositions which can only undermine community 9OUR GAR OIKODOMEI
>>TOIAUTA!) and make it more difficult for us to be helpful to each other.
>Can't resist: just what is that Greek term 9OUR? How our typos spring up to
>nip at us [read me!]

Amen! and Verily! On the other hand, I once knew a guy named Bob who spelled his name B20b and explained, "The 2 is silent."

Regards, c

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