Question about Devera

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Wed Mar 5 16:21:27 PST 2003

[I'm not sure I have the attributions right here. -- MM]

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Warlord wrote:

#> From: circadian rhyme [mailto:rone at ennui.org]
#> I am curious how you propose to get one's meaning across to the
#> recipient if you're not using a common syntax and spelling/pronunciation.
#I didn't say common, nor did I imply that it was not important; merely
#If the correct meaning gets to the recipient of the communication, then
#does the delivery method really matter ?

If you're writing to the recipient, how can you tell whether the correct
meaning has gotten through unless you're using a fairly well agreed on

-- Dr. Whom, Consulting Linguist, Grammarian, Orthoepist, and
   Philological Busybody
   a.k.a. Mark A. Mandel