Re: Gothic=North+East Germanic - I hope not!?!
|From:||Daniel D Hicken <danlefrancais@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, January 10, 2004, 19:28|
Quoting Andreas, Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson >:
> > At 19:03 9.1.2004, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > >I've run across a guy who claims that 'Gothic' may be used as a termfor
> > North
> > >and East Germanic together. I'd like to have on as good authority as
> > possible
> > >that that is not the case, or if it indeed should be so, the name of
> > whoever
> > >hit on the idea, so I can kill him/her.
> > Send the Goths on'em!
> > That's an old, early 19th century terminology.
> So it's actually been used. How annoying!
> > Utterly false by modern standards!
> That is some considerable consolation, however. Thanks.
> I guess attempting to kill whomever came up with it is a century or twolate?
Kill'em post humously, I say! (Reminds me of Pee Wee's Great Adventure
(the one where he was looking for his stolen bike) when he goes into the
bar, and is threatened as follows:
'No, hang'im, _then_ kill him'
'No, first we stab'im, then we hang'im and THEN we kill'im!" etc.)