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Prolagus commented on the word sound lantern
I'm afraid that it's my fault if Basil started sending messages here on Wordie.
I think his website is a nice idea, so I started using it and linking to Wordie there and vice versa.
I couldn't expect this. Sorry!
November 5, 2008
vanishedone commented on the word sound lantern
Ouch, it's a fellow Brit:
Administrative Contact , Technical Contact :
The Word Wizard Inc.
rufusmiles AT hotmail DOT com
1 Albert House
Westminster (London SW1)? No wonder: scummy lot down there...
Edit: I kindly obfuscated the e-mail address, because after all I wouldn't want to be responsible for Basil's being spammed.
I asked him to delete his comments.
Let's see if he'll be nice.
frindley commented on the word sound lantern
Any connection do you think with Word Wizard?
Edit: Sound Lantern is Basil Miles; Word Wizard was founded by Rufus Miles.
I also sent him a message on his website. Let's wait and see.
His profile now says 'sorry guys didn't realise this was spam', so it seems to have worked.
I think John deleted his account. Well, he knows how to apologize anyway. Otherwise, he'll have one less SL user tomorrow.
Personal message in my inbox, on his website:
Hi, please apologize to the community for me, i did no realize it was spamming, i don't know how to delete comments. BR
(By the way: apologize and realize don't sound British to me!)
They're well established British usage, actually; we just have the -ise alternative in common usage too. Now if he'd said analyze, that would suggest a non-Brit.
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