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Re: OT: Afrikaans

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, June 2, 2003, 17:45
Joe scripsit:

> Are "fok"(in Dutch) and "fuck" cognate?
Possibly, but it may be a matter of borrowing and semantic shift instead.
> Oh, and are Dutch "dier", and > German "tier" cognate to "deer"
Yes, definitely. Shakespeare says "rats and mice and other small deer". -- Do NOT stray from the path! John Cowan <jcowan@...> --Gandalf