October 12, 2023
In last week's Notebook, I wrote about spelling. I thought the correct spelling was syphon but my word processing program's spell checker changed it to siphon and the dictionary agreed.
After reading last week's Notebook entry, a faithful reader and former resident of Superior, Arlen Sealock, shared a story regarding the correct spelling of the word. His father, Elmer Sealock, operated the Superior Truck Line.
Arlen's story follows:
The agency which regulated truck lines published a tariff book with all commodities listed with a rate class assigned to each. Dad was typing up freight bill...