Re: Joseph Smith the Conlanger?
|Date:||Monday, March 14, 2005, 13:10|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Doug Dee <AmateurLinguist@A...> wrote:
>Maybe he did, but "delightsome" wasn't one of them. It occurs in
>the King James Version:
>Malachi 3:12 "And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall
>be a delightsome land, saith the LORD of hosts."
According to the OED, the first recorded instance of "delightsome" is
in a poem by Dunbar, 1500-1520: "Delytsum lyllie of everie lustynes."