Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Re: Joseph Smith the Conlanger?

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Monday, March 14, 2005, 13:10
--- In, 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." Charlie