Re: New Words
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 31, 2003, 15:11|
--- JS Bangs <jaspax@...> wrote:
> Abrigon Gusiq sikyal:
> > Like Being becomming Bein.
> Is "bein" an English word?
It is: /biIn/. It's considered a slangy or
dialect form of "being".
> Or do you mean "bein'", the American short
I hate using apostrophes in inappropriate places.
Dialects that have -in for -ing have nót dropped
a letter. [One debate in modern Scots orthography
is how apostraphes should be used. On the one
hand, there is a long history of apostraphes,
because from the English perspective, they'd be
required to show the dropping of a letter. From
the Scots perspective the letters usually ain't
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if he seeks, he shall find his way; if he searches for a way, he shall find his path.
For though the Way is narrow, it's wisdom is written in the hearts of all:
if ye would seek and find Rest, look first within! [The Petricon]
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