At 13:40 17/09/2006, W0UN wrote:
>EGREGIOUS in what way? Or are you using the ARCHAIC meaning of the
>word? Didn't realize you were that old, Lew.
>Gee, I hope to live to be archaic too! ;-)
>As Always, John W0UN
>1. Extraordinary is some BAD way; glaring; flagrant.
>2. ARCHAIC. distinguished or eminent.
Your American dictionaries are strange. Given that it comes from the
Latin, what other meaning could it have but 'standing out from the flock'?
Nevertheless you've convinced me that on that side of the pond, you
are not such Philistines as many on this side imagine.
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