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    Default Re: Wi or wiθ. Which one is more common?

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    I don't think I ever heard wi[θ]out!
    You haven't lived. My first headmaster (a Scot I think, anyway his name - McCaffery - suggested origins somewhere in the Celtic fringe) used it. But it's not common in my experience.

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    Default Re: Wi or wiθ. Which one is more common?

    Quote Originally Posted by thatone View Post
    This, with an admittedly tiny sample size, tends to confirm Roach et al's figures (cited above by 5jj).


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