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Re: LW again -- Noun and verb

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 27, 2002, 19:41
Thomas R. Wier scripsit:

> In linguistic terminology, yes. That does not ensure that everyone > will immediately recognize it, however. (I have a professor who's > very fond of the word "desideratum/a", but at first only those of us > in his class with a classical education understood what he was talking > about.)
Actually, I think the pl. if not the sg. is fairly well known at least from the well-known wall poster of that name ("Go placidly amid the noise & haste" etc.) -- There is / One art John Cowan <jcowan@...> No more / No less To do / All things With art- / Lessness -- Piet Hein


Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>
Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>