General grammar thread (was Re: Checking in)

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sun Jan 25 16:53:36 EST 2004


Otter wrote:

>What about 'oversee' and 'overlook'?  I think I laughed myself sick
>the first time I saw the phrase 'oversight committee', but it seems to
>be acceptable usage.

I take it the function of this committee is either to fail to see through
things, or to fail to see them through?

Minnow^Alec Bings


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