Re: Real language questions
|From:||Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 9, 2001, 9:16|
>From: "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...>
>Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 18:22:00 -0500
>Quoting Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>:
> > >From: Roger Mills <romilly@...>
> > >Still survives in poetry (sometimes) and a few more or less commonly
> > used forms-- learned (see above!), beloved, accursed.
> > Also blessed and hallowed.
>Do you really say ['hælow@d]?
In the Lord's Prayer I most certainly do, and that's about the only time I
use the word. In those *extremely* rare instances when I use the word in
other contexts, I probably would pronounce /h&lowd/, but I'm much more
likely to just substiture "holy".
>Thomas Wier <trwier@...>
>"There once was a man who said, 'God "Dear Sir: Your astonishment's
>Must think it exceedingly odd *I* am always about in the Quad
>If he finds that this tree And that's why the tree
>continues to be will continue to be
>when there's no one about in the Quad.'" Since observed by,
> Yours faithfully, God."
>-- two Berkeleian limericks in Bertrand Russell's _Unpopular Essays_
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