From: Lawrence DeBivort (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 20 Jun 2003 - 13:02:18 GMT
Richard: > Interestingly, you used "supercede," a word spelled in the
> "supersede." It is in fact the only English word ending in "sede." The
> "cede" meme won in your mind and you propagated it.
Me too. my OED: you are right. It also has been spelt -sead, -seid,
and -cid. It raises questions about 'precede'; I wonder why they are not
Nice spotting, Richard.
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