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On Jun 22, 2009, at 2:36 AM, Sai Emrys wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 4:08 AM, kate rhodes<[log in to unmask]>  
> wrote:
>>> It'd be even neater (IMHO) if it came with a relatively  
>>> comprehensive
>>> list of languages' propositions to go with the pictures. ;-)
>>
>> I'm assuming you mean prepositions.
>
> Oy. Yes, I did. Yay for homophonic typos. (And yes, I do know how to
> spell it right, and use both words. I've been making an increasingly
> large number of homophonic typos lately.)

Not to turn this into a YAEPT, but are "preposition" and  
"proposition" really homophones? Or merely close minimal pairs? For  
me, the first vowel is /E/ in "preposition" and /A/ in "proposition".