Test message, and apology for the downtime
pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Wed Mar 21 21:18:46 EST 2001
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Bill Edminster wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, otheng wrote:
> > When you do that, search for rec.arts.books.childrens (with an 's'
> > at the end). They make that mistake even in their own FAQ :-)
> It's not a mistake for librarians (which I am now) or booksellers
> (which I've been). Just consider it unavoidable jargon until "kids"
> replaces the irregular plural "children."
I think that a fundamental part of understanding why it's called
rec.arts.books.childrens is realizing that newsgroup names aren't
permitted to contain apostrophes.
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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