Re: a weird question...
|Date:||Wednesday, September 22, 1999, 5:51|
On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Thomas R. Wier wrote:
> Nah. The word has been attested for centuries. I remember
> reading a text somewhere -- the place escapes me -- about
> all the little "dogges and cattes". (Chaucer, maybe? Dunno...
> it's shows up later than that, though, I think. )
>A quick dip into the glossary of The Riverside Chaucer produced these two
"For in this world nys dogge for the bowe" (Canterbury Tales III 1369)
"Shulle in a strete as dogges liggen dede" (Troilus and Criseyde 4.626)
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
Giles: Honestly, Buffy. You order these products, practice with them for
a morning and then cast them aside in favour of a piece of kindling.
When's the last time you used your hippe?
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer #3, Dark Horse Comics.