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Posted Tue Oct 11th, 2011 2:35pm Post subject: Unacceptable?

From the Beeb News to, I believe, Stephen himself on Fry's Planet Word (3) people are excepting what they actually accept. They don't even uccept, which is maybe acceptable. I except it all; it is my current pet hate. English is confusing enough as it is without the verbal (not seen it in writing) use of a word with an opposite context! T'was very amusing hearing our new PM excepting his role tho'...

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