Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> Just as if you're interrupted in writing English, you wouldn't
> leave a t uncrossed?

It happens all the time. Indeed, the idiom "dotting one's i's and crossing
one's t's" *means* "making sure everything is complete"; an uncrossed t is
a metaphor for incompleteness.

John Cowan jcowan@...
There are books that are at once excellent and boring. Those that at
once leap to the mind are Thoreau's Walden, Emerson's Essays, George
Eliot's Adam Bede, and Landor's Dialogues. --Somerset Maugham