Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Scolars* (for Scholars*)

Scholars often have highly toned brains and razor-sharp wits, but also flabby muscles, failing eyesight, and poor posture—perhaps even a touch of scoliosis—from too much hunching over bunches of books. Scolars* turns up nine times in OhioLINK (one being a correctly spelled foreign word), making it a "low probability" typo on the Ballard list, but one you will definitely wish to avoid if you consider yourself any sort of intellectual.

(The Castle of Knowledge, from the Cardiff University SCOLAR website. SCOLAR stands for Special Collections and Archives.)

Carol Reid

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