Kenelm Philip fnkwp at aurora.alaska.edu
Tue Mar 26 14:20:28 EST 2002

> Americans, by the way, are not allowed to spell judgment with that middle
> e, fond though I am of it.

Not allowed by whom? Copy editors? The _second_ edition of Webster's New
International Dictionary (unabridges)--the one now called 'prescriptive'
because it dares to label some usages as substandard--gives both spellings
of the word with no comments. You may use either version in American
English, even if copy editors have litters of kittens...

							Ken Philip


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