Date: Wed, 24 Jul 1996 20:59:26 -0500

From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU

Subject: Re: literary words

i find it strange that people keep refering to "waft" as a literary

word, which people are likely to have to look up in the dictionary.

Me too. I find "waft" (pronounced like "raft") an ordinary conversational

word, one I'm much more likely to hear spoken than to read somewhere.

--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]