Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Fighting the inevitable absorption of double vowels

Though amoeba has clearly lost to ameba, and anaesthesia is in a similar state, and hardly anyone on this side of the Atlantic spells it encyclopaedia anymore ...

They'll have to pry the second 'a' in 'archaeology' out of my cold, dead hands. I've seen people trying it. They should stop. Really.

The day that Archaeology Magazine drops it, I will. Not a moment before.