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dontcallmeash
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Sep 13, 2010 16:33 |  #1

Didn't even realize that "lense" was an acceptable spelling 'till I asked wikipedia.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 16:34 |  #2

Wikipedia is wrong. So is "lense". :D


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Sep 13, 2010 16:35 |  #3

Wikipedia didn't tell you that lense was correct, it just automatically sent you to lens.


http://www.wsu.edu/~br​ians/errors/lense.html (external link)


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Sep 13, 2010 16:37 |  #4

krb wrote in post #10901887 (external link)
Wikipedia didn't tell you that lense was correct, it just automatically sent you to lens.


http://www.wsu.edu/~br​ians/errors/lense.html (external link)

they listed it as an "acceptable" spelling, kind of like everyone says nuke-you-lur instead of new-cle-ur.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 16:37 |  #5

dontcallmeash wrote in post #10901896 (external link)
they listed it as an "acceptable" spelling, kind of like everyone says nuke-you-lur instead of new-cle-ur.

Those nukular people are wrong too.


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Sep 13, 2010 16:57 |  #6

dontcallmeash wrote in post #10901896 (external link)
they listed it as an "acceptable" spelling, kind of like everyone says nuke-you-lur instead of new-cle-ur.

There is a difference between 'acceptable' and 'correct'.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 17:04 |  #7
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Lenz.


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Sep 13, 2010 17:22 |  #8

dontcallmeash wrote in post #10901873 (external link)
Didn't even realize that "lense" was an acceptable spelling 'till I asked wikipedia.

It isn't. Why on earth would you ask Wikipedia instead of a legitimate dictionary?

From Merriam-Webster.com http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary (external link)


lense

The word you've entered isn't in the dictionary. Click on a spelling suggestion below or try again using the search bar above.


  1. lens (external link)
  2. lines (external link)
  3. lunes (external link)
  4. lenis (external link)
  5. lance (external link)
  6. Longs (external link)
  7. Lyons (external link)
  8. lion's (external link)
  9. Lannes (external link)
  10. Lanus (external link)
  11. launce (external link)
  12. rinse (external link)
  13. Linz (external link)
  14. lioness (external link)
  15. Lemnos (external link)
  16. length (external link)
  17. reins (external link)
  18. wellness (external link)
  19. Orense (external link)
  20. RNase (external link)


I think I'm going to start spelling it "lioness".

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Sep 13, 2010 17:26 |  #9

^^
Lioness.. pure win!


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Sep 13, 2010 17:30 |  #10

Sven-EOS wrote in post #10902204 (external link)
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Lioness.. pure win!

Thank you. I have one for sale, BTW...

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Sep 14, 2010 12:12 |  #11

I don't care how wikiwatsit spells it - Just look on all the lens boxes in the stores.


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Sep 14, 2010 12:23 |  #12

Sausage!

(sorry, I was entertained by that as a poll option)


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Sep 14, 2010 13:07 |  #13

Parkay?

/runs and hide...


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Sep 14, 2010 13:19 |  #14

I spell it GLASS but then someone will want to get technical.


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Sep 14, 2010 15:46 as a reply to  @ F/M Bill's post |  #15

Ther hav ben lots of threds on this topik,

I always rekomend evryone us the same spel cheker as eye due.

Earlyar thred below

https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=585384


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