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Re: alas, those monkeys are not blue

From:Matthew Kehrt <matrix14@...>
Date:Sunday, November 25, 2001, 23:22
I know french has hélas, pronounced either /@las/ or /elas/(I
thinkthat's the right 'l').  I assume that's where alas comes from, but
I don't know its origin.

nicole dobrowolski wrote:
> > i've always been a big fan of the word "alas" and i was wondering > what its origins were... does anyone know where it comes from..? > pesiku (thanks)...
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Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>