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From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, June 20, 2008, 12:35
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:54, And Rosta <and.rosta@...> wrote:
> Philip Newton, On 20/06/2008 09:28: >> >> You missed the opportunity to write "i.e. rhyming with 'pint', not >> 'bint'" :) Since "bint" is already a word. >> >> (It _does_ rhyme with 'skint', doesn't it? I've only encountered it in >> writing so far.) > > It does indeed. I am surprised you've not encountered it:
Ah well, I grew up outside Anglophonia, which undoubtedly has much to do with it.
> DENNIS, to KING ARTHUR: "I mean, if I went 'round saying I was an emperor > just because some moistened bint had lobbed a scimitar at me, they'd put me > away!"
And I hadn't had the opportunity to watch that one yet, either. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


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