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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". Adam
>============================== >Thomas Wier <trwier@...> >"There once was a man who said, 'God "Dear Sir: Your astonishment's >odd; >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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