Re: Pet peeve: "Mandolin" used generically (Oxford Music Online?)
The citation to Oxford Music Online goes to this:
"Bandolim. Flat-backed variant of the Neapolitan mandolin, widely played in Brazil and Portugal."
Yeah, bandolim, not bandolin.
I edited the Wikipedia page. I started out just to correct the citation, but ended up doing a pretty substantial rewrite because the ... oh, never mind. Anyway, I think I corrected the most egregious errors. And I added a section at the end that I hope will weed out references to banjolins.
If you care to check the page now and let me know of any other suggested changes, I'd 'ppreciate it koze sometimes even if my fax are correct eye get in a hurrie and dont expresso myself vary well.
== JOHN ==
Music washes away from the soul the dust of every day life.