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From:Abrigon Gusiq <abrigon@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 0:16
Could the Verse be a variation on reversed?

Since the enemy causes a reversal. I have not noticed the use of verse.
But will be interesting to see..

One I love is in many villages in NW Alaska, they don't put a cigarette
out, they turn it off.


Message: 23
   Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 20:00:01 EDT
   From: Doug Dee <AmateurLinguist@...>
Subject: Re: USAGE: Verse, was: Re: Thorn vs Eth

>From all I've heard, it means "to compete against" (generally in an
athletic contest) and would be used in sentences like "The Giants will verse the Bears tomorrow." "We versed the Panthers yesterday." I do not have an actual example. Doug