"Lord" (was: Babel in Lyanjen)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 1, 2001, 10:49|
Muke Tever scripsit:
> Even otherwise, 'Lord' which is the usual
> substitute, is just an ordinary human title--although a rather high one in
> English, compared to (say) what appears in Luther 'Herr', or in other Spanish
> 'Señor' [...].
Actually, those words originally meant "lord" as well. It's only an accident
that the ordinary titles in English wound up being "Master"/"Mistress" (slightly
worn down) rather than "Lord"/"Lady".
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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