Date: Tue, 22 Nov 1994 02:00:00 LCL From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: invigilating > And thanks for the new word, "invigilating" -- no modern dictionary I have > has it, but OED cites the first instance in 1559! > -- Moonhawk it's just the british word for "proctoring". (check a british dictionary--it's still in use!) first time i heard it, i thought it sounded obscene, but then i thought a bit more about "proctoring" and... lynne