NABOKV-L post 0008753, Thu, 16 Oct 2003 10:21:18 -0700

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Fw: An anomaly in Ada? Gypsy/Gipsy
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From: "Carolyn Kunin" <chaiselongue@earthlink.net>
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> To the List,
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> I have noticed an anomaly (error?) in the Library of America edition of
Ada.
> Sometimes the word gypsy is spelled correctly and sometimes spelled
"gipsy"
> (as in the opening sentence in I, 13). Although both forms are given in
the
> OED, Webster doesn't know the second spelling except in the plural (and
then
> it refers to specific wells somewhere in the north of England and is
clearly
> not intended by VN).
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> Is this an error?
>
> Carolyn