Re: History...

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Fri Sep 18 1998 - 12:00:01 EDT

At 9:58 AM -0500 9/18/98, Dale M. Wheeler wrote:
>Mia culpa...
>As a result of typing to fast (combined with thinking backwards in Hebrew
>at the time), I said, as several have said privately, that history is
>shortened to
>h'story; obviously its shortened to hist'ry (the "shewa" taking the place
>of the "o", not the "i").
>I'll try to do better next time... (-:

Uh ... and while we're at it, are we writing Italian or Latin: i.e. "mia
colpa" or "mea culpa"? (-;

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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