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Re: "hewed to"

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Monday, March 21, 2005, 14:27
On Mar 17, 2005, at 8:09 PM, Roger Mills wrote:
> True; that seems to have become strictly the adjectival form and only > means > 'split', as in "cloven hooves" also archaic to me, with > religious/Biblical > overtones-- a feature of pigs and other non-Kosher animals (IIRC) > and.... > Satan.
It's the kosher animals that have cloven hooves. Pigs also have cloven hoofs, but don't have the other sign of a kosher land animal - cud-chewing. -Stephen (Steg) "your whistling sounds like scary alien bees!" ~ why not to attempt tuvan throat singing in public