Wed Jun 4 15:56:48 PDT 2003
On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Modus Operandi wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > $ cd bible-kjv-4.14/
> > $ grep -c froward bible.rawtext
> > 23
> > =====
> > Quite a common error. Shall you submit a patch or shall I?
> To : fro :: toward : froward. Those froward folks Solomon warns us
> about are turning away from something, presumably wisdom and
> righteousness, rather than moving "toward" it. So "froward" is not an
> error. It *is* a really funny word, though.
It's a *great* word! Funny, *and* it makes sense :-) Thanks to all who
allowed this to come to my attention.
This list exists purely for my edification, I see that now. Where do I
\ "We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients. But we can't |
`\ scoff at them personally, to their faces, and this is what |
_o__) annoys me." -- Jack Handey |
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