TOMATO OR TOMATOE?
Dan also had something to say about the never-ending "catalog"
vs. "catalogue" debate.
"It seems perfectly obvious that a
catalogue should be a more elaborate and comprehensive item
than a mere ordinary catalog, but at what point should one draw
the line? Is the basis the number of pages, printing quality,
illustrations or the lack thereof, or what? Is one committing a
serious breach of etiquette if one orders a catalog from George
Kolbe, or is it serious only if one fails to enclose payment for it?"
Wayne Homren, Editor
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