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On 7/31/99 10:14:16 PM, bobsheridan wrote:
>...
>When reading about science or
>technology and the development
>of new ideas you'll see
>references to the developer
>asking a colleague familiar
>with Greek to help make up a
>new word.
>

What are we to think of words like television--part Greek, part Latin? Do you suppose the developer asked a colleague familiar with Greek to help make up a new word but the colleague maybe knew less about it than he claimed? I guess lots of colleagues are humbugs.

Jim Donnelly

P.S.: Why is this system telling me that "asked" is misspelled?



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