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Re: May you all...

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Saturday, February 9, 2002, 23:25
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:

> > >How said that Tolkien didn't have humour :)) . > > > > LOL _how_? ::just couldn't resist noticin' that slip after Christophe > > wrote: > > > > Oops! :)) I've always been under the impression that I suffered from some > slight dyslexia... Now I'm sure :)) .
Yes, but what is it? Was it "How" or "said" that is in error? I read it as "How sad that [...]", ironically of course. Note that in Nevbosh "hoc" means "how", based on the sound law "woc" < "cow". -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --_The Hobbit_


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>