Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT - how to spell 'lens'
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:45:35 -0500

on 1/26/01 2:18 PM, Austin Franklin at wrote:

> If you check with some dictionaries (MW for one), it is, and has been, an
> accepted 'alternate' spelling, and yet, it is English not from any other
> language.

It's also the 'correct' spelling for the verb, to lense, as in 'massive
bodies like black holes lense particles that stay outside the event
- -- 
Johnny Deadman