On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 19:33:52 -0700, Doug Winterburn
And if they don't like it, they can eat a newkyaler bomb.
less/fewer (Bloody NOBOODY uses fewer nowadays, damnit.)
There's many (Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!)
In today's world, the list is illiterately endless.
I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
You can add "Buss", a company name, to that list. An electrical or
transportation vehicle **BUS** only has a single "S".
"Jim Weisgram" wrote in message
This is tilting at windmills I know, but maybe someone out there will
be helped by knowing which are the most common woodworking
misspellings here on rec.woodworking and elsewhere. Feel free to chime
in with your favorites as well.
Loose means a thing that is not tight.
Lose is misplacing something.
Joiner is someone who joins (wood, clubs, whatever)
Jointer is that tool that flattens a face and an edge of a board
Planner is one of those books with a yearly calendar, or a person who
Planer is a tool to make 2 faces of a board parallel.
Ah, I feel better now haveing gotten that off my cheast (sic).
Historical fact: the electricaal item -- a heavy-duty conductor with multiple
secondary items attached to it was traditionally spelled with 2 esses.
That usage _is_ where the company derives it's name from.
"Modern' usage has corrupted the spelling to using only a single 's'.
from the anti-faq:
BTW the correct spelling accepted in rec.woodworking for some words
are: joiner, planner, scrapper, rabbit, tennon (tendon is definitely
wrong), hobbiest, course (not fine), bisket, popular (Liriodendron
tulipifera), cyprus (Taxodium distichum), tounge & grove (tongue is a
finishing oil), radio alarm saw (tmLJ).
email@example.com (Robert Bonomi) wrote in
Probably the same way as the SawStop. The blade wouldn't disappear into
the table, but jamming a piece of metal into the blade would work fine.
With all the stress from the action, however, means the arm would have to
have either some way of absorbing the stress or be strong enough to not
(Would this count as prior art to invalidate such a patent? *grin*)
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