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Re: a weird question...

From:andrew <hobbit@...>
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 examples: "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. -- Andrew Smith, Intheologus 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.