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From:And Rosta <and.rosta@...>
Date:Friday, June 20, 2008, 9:54
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: 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.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>