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B. Quoy?

From:Emily Zilch <emily0@...>
Date:Monday, May 24, 2004, 13:12
John Cowan wrote: "7) "Wharf" (nowadays spelled "quay", mysteriously),
which is from French dialect, of Breton origin, and is cognate (of all
things) with English "hedge"."

I laughed when I read this because all I could think of was a certain
linguist's books suddenly bearing the author's name BENJAMIN QUOY.

Incidentally, nice disentanglement. And the hedge bit I'll have to
check out, that's fun.