Re: Essentialist Explaination
|From:||Christopher B Wright <faceloran@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 21, 2002, 2:11|
Almaran Dungeonmaster sekalge:
> Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>> <roll on the floor from laughter> I love this reply!!! (imagining abig
>> warrior with a giant axe walking in direction of poor frightenedwords
>> 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.