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Re: Souliers (was: Some new Brithenig words?...)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 29, 2001, 1:02
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> >or "flip-flops" (after the sound they make when you walk in them) > "Claquettes" also comes from the sound they make. When you hear "flip-flop", we > hear "clac-clac" :)) .
I don't think "flip-flop" is onomatopoeia. I always figured it was from the verbs "flip" and "flop", with the rhyme being a strong influence, too, of course. -- Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon A nation without a language is a nation without a heart - Welsh proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42