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Re: Don & doff (was: Natural Order of Events

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, February 6, 2009, 20:42
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
> 2009/2/6 Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...>: >> Is it a coincidence that "on" and "off" are related to each other as "don" >> and "doff" are? > > No, it isn't.
As mentioned earlier in the thread, they are in fact contractions of "do on" and "do off". -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>