Re: Essentialist Explaination
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 21, 2002, 11:12|
From: Christopher B Wright [mailto:faceloran@JUNO.COM]
> Almaran Dungeonmaster sekalge:
> > Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> >> <roll on the floor from laughter> I love this reply!!!
> (imagining a
> >> warrior with a giant axe walking in direction of poor frightened
> >> double vowels, among which only a few will manage to escape :))) )
> > Only a few indeed, such as the now famous aardvark for instance.
> That's different. The halving of vowels must have happened a
> while ago.
> As Christophe Grandsire said, it was a Saxon warrior who
> terrorized and
> split those poor doubled vowels. There haven't been many
> Saxon warriors
> anymore (now they're British). Aardvark is too recent for the Saxon.
Aardvark is Dutch for `ground pig', isn't it?