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Re: (IAAC) Obj: The Fetus Nebula - NGC 7008 - Inst: 22" f/4.1, Dob



True but the degeneration through laziness of any language is unfortunate.
It is a bit like the increasing use of nebulas rather than nebulae that I
see in saa and other US based groups.
At 21:18 18/10/1999 EDT, you wrote:
>Eric H./Qwen B.
>Ref: 
>Funk & Wagnalls-Standard College Dictionary.
>"foetal (fet!l), foetus (fe!tes), etc. See FETAL, FETUS, etc."
>"fetal (fet!l) adj. Of pertaining to, or typical of a fetus: also spelled 
>foetal."
>"fetus (fe!tes)  n.  pl. -tus-es  The individual unborn organism carried 
>within the womb---------. Compare EMBRYO. Also spelled foetus."
>Lets get real! APPLES IS APPLES IS APPLES however you spell it it's an
apple, 
>or a FETUS / FOETUS.
>Lets observe stars, etc. Clear skies.
>JimA
>
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