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Re: OT: My first published hypertext up on BathHouse

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, March 13, 2005, 17:13
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 01:09:22 +0100, Remi Villatel <maxilys@...> wrote:
> Because (almost) everybody knows that "thou" is 2SG but much less people > know the corresponding conjugation, I don't use it and everybody still > understands.
Though I'd wager that many more people would recognise and understand the conjugation even if they could not form it properly themselves. (Or if they didn't know the endings, would be able to grok them from context.)
> What was thy question? ;-)
My question was whether thou knewest that there are separate endings, since thou was using them incorrectly according to my understanding. I thought it possible that thou hadst read about the use of the word "thou" but wast not aware of the corresponding grammar, since thou art not, I assume, a native speaker of (slightly out-dated, at that) English. Thine sincerely, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> Watch the Reply-To!