Since it’s Solaris, they’ll fix this by installing BSD and GNU versions of words somewhere, and we will all have to write branches into our scripts to check for the presence of /opt/sfw/dict/gwords before we can ggrep it.
That way, then can leave all the spelling errors in the Solaris version for backward compatibility. Because it’s not System V UNIX if it doesn’t have a “kaleidescope”
To kick things off /usr/dict/words has two spellings for sarsaparilla; the latter is incorrect:$ grep parilla /usr/dict/words sarsaparilla sarsparilla
… and two spellings for kaleidoscope; the former is incorrect:$ grep kaleid /usr/dict/words kaleidescope kaleidoscope
… and two spellings for desiccate, *neither* of them correct:$ grep sicate /usr/dict/words desicate dessicate
… then there’s installment:$ grep installment /usr/dict/words $ grep instalment /usr/dict/words instalment
… and finally, troubadour is botched:$ grep trouba /usr/dict/words troubador
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