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Re: The Gospel according to Chomsky

From:And Rosta <a-rosta@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 16, 2002, 3:12
John Cowan:
> Raymond Brown scripsit: > > > "Stop being so damn nice!" > > > > [For those unfamiliar with the older - possibly now obsolete - meaning of > > 'nice', go seek a dictionary ;) ] > > Hmm, is that *nice* 'precise', or even older *nice* 'foolish' < NESCIUS?
I momentarily wondered that, but then I realized Ray was quoting his granddad, who, however hoar he may have been, probably didn't speak Middle English... --And.