|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.