WHEN 28 ARE NOT ENOUGH

First an update on the whole blog/spam issue. Jon has been working with the site and has installed a kind of comment test to thwart mass comment spammers. If you want to leave a comment, there is a field you have to fill in asking for my first name – with a capital M. Hopefully, this will allow real commenters through and keep the other 5000+ faux commenters out.

TODAY’S WORRY

The most respected Swedish lexicographers have decided to stop boycotting the letter W. Probably this is due to the Vorld Vide Veb. You see, in Sweden V and W are pronounced the same – as V. But vhat vith all the foreign vords such as valkie-talkie making their way into the Swedish language, the povers-that-be have decided that the W is vhat the Svedish people vant. The letter will be named the double-v and the Svedish alphabet will be expanded to 29 letters.

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