Spelling mistakes!

Robin Becker robin at SPAMREMOVEjessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Jan 8 14:56:08 EST 2006

Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
> On 2006-01-08, Terry Hancock wrote:
>>BTW, one of the most common programming spelling errors is
>>"deprecate" versus "depreciate" -- I wonder how many people
>>actually realize that both words exist, but have entirely
>>different meanings?
>    The words overlap in meaning. Both can mean to disparage or
>    belittle.
>    Some dictionaries give 'depreciate' as a definition of 'deprecate'.

Well if someone told me my investments were deprecated I'd take that 
differently to them being depreciated.
Robin Becker

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