Re: Personal adjectives (was: Fruitful typos (was: Vulgar Latin))
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 25, 2000, 19:53|
At 7:38 pm +0100 24/1/00, BP Jonsson wrote:
>Now, am *I* Philippian,An inhabitant of Philippi IIRC.
>PhilippicI think that one's reserved for the King of Macedonia who father Alexander
(and a lot of others :)
>or Philippine?Yes, it has a nice ring to it.
>Certainly not Benedictine! :-)Certainly not, indeed - one drinks that!
A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
[J.G. Hamann 1760]