klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Thu Mar 29 11:01:18 EST 2001
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Anita Graham wrote:
> > > >Ghiradelli has good non perils
> > >
> > > Nonpariels... probably not spelled that way, but a good
> > > Georgette Heyer
> > > word.
> > Nonpareils
> A note of caution to all: this must be very carefully distinguished from
> the word nonpareil, meaning "unrivalled or unique."
> But wasn't the idea "These sweets are unrivalled and uniquely delicious"?
That would indubitably make sense - the main point of the note of caution
was to point out that in context, the words should be distinguished or
else you, too, will find yourself discovering that most arrogant people
are made of chocolate ;-).
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