Date: Sun, 14 Jan 1996 22:37:58 EST From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: Judgement and Theatre With all this discussion of _judg(e)ment_, it strikes me nobody has brought up _acknowledgment_, its twin (at least in my grade school days). The one that always gave me pause was _knowledgable_, where you really (IMHO) DO need that 'e' for velar softening. I see in my handy Webster 3, though, that the _know- ledgable_ spelling is given first, so maybe my teachers were just being idiosyncratically perverse. Larry