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Re: Kassi Script

From:Barbara Barrett <barbarabarrett@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 15, 2004, 11:32
> >Andreas Anounced; > >I find the combination of the meanings "ancient" and "forward" most > >counterintuitive, unless a Trollish perception of time is supposed. Is
there an
> >explanation for it?
> Joe Jotted; > Surely no more unintuitive than the English 'before' - 'in the past, in > front of'.
Barbara Burbles; or the Hiberno-English "after"; 1: want or seeking: eg "I'm after a new car.". (or in a shop the salesperson asks "What are you after?") 2: a recently completed action; eg "I'm after opening the door.". 3: behind: eg "I left my mobile after me" 4: time past the hour: eg "It's a quarter after six.". Equally the general English expressions; "Look after yourself" and "It'll be the one after next". Barbara :-]


Emily Zilch <emily0@...>After