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"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

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Annotations to the Journal of Stanley Hedberg

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July 18, 1926 delite

Hedberg sometimes replaces “-ight” with “-ite” such as in delite, rite, brite, lite, daylite, nite, and tonite. These words are not noted with a “[sic]” except for the word site when it is used to mean sight, and the one occurrence of the word mite when it is used to mean might.

 

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