[romconlang] Names of countries and national languages
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 22:40|
Yup, "aye" is still around as a substitute for "yes" in all its
meanings in some dialects, including stereotypical Scottish English
and piratespeak. In the protocol of the Royal and US Navies, however,
it is more restricted in use.
On 9/25/07, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
> On 9/25/07, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote:
> > But doesn't 'aye' replace 'yes' also in simple the simple affirmative
> > in certain dialects?
> Aye, that it does.
> I'm not sure whether "nay" is still used, but wouldn't be surprised to
> find out it is.
> Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>