Still more pedantic are the practices
of making the fourth letter of quidquid a c to avoid
the appearance of repeating a question, and of writing
[p. 137]quotidie instead of colidie to show that it stands for
quot diebus. But such practices have disappeared
into the limbo of absurdities.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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