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Re: Bit of trivia

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 15, 2002, 1:04
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:28:32 -0800 Clint Jackson Baker
<litrex1@...> writes:
> I was reading what Christophe had said about irregular > plurals and I remembered that the "cow/kyne" pair is > unique in the history of English in that not a single > letter from the singular was carried over to the > plural. > Clint
- I thought that "kine"/"kyne" was a collective, not a simple plural... at least that's the impression i got from its use in archaic-sounding English translations of Passover Haggadahs. -Stephen (Steg) "mew, meep."


Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Sally Caves <scaves@...>