cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jun 12 13:56:18 UTC 2006
In message <86irn6sdbd.fsf at xps.des.no>, Dag-Erling =?iso-8859-1?Q?Sm=F8rgrav?=
>> > The correct spelling is "counsel".
>> but the correct quote is "council [sic]".
This is indeed the correct way to quote when the original contains
a spelling or grammer mistake.
>If Winston Churchil had cleared his throat in the middle of a speech,
>do you think historians would have recorded it as "but it may well be
>the harrrrk end of the beginning?"
Having just read Roy Jenkins excellent (read it!) Winston Chuchill
biography I can assure you that not only would they do that, they
would also try to track down which particular bit of his breakfast
was responsible :-)
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