Re: USAGE: [CONLANG] Bunty.
|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
And I hadn't had the opportunity to watch that one yet, either.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>