May 28, 2008

Wednesday Wisdom

I must tell you that orthography, in the true sense of the word is so absolutely necessary for a man of letters, or a gentleman, that one false spelling may fix a ridicule upon him for the rest of his life. And I know a man of quality who never recovered the ridicule of having spelled wholesome without the w.'
George Trevelyan

1 comment:

  1. Let's not forget the importance of orthoepy too.

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