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Re: Bit of trivia

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Saturday, February 2, 2002, 13:48
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From: Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
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Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 7:19 PM
Subject: Re: Bit of trivia

> 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
Well, perhaps with the exception of k/c, which is a bit of a cheat, isn't it? <G> You mean in modern spelling. An interesting observation, though. Sally Caves Niffodyr tweluenrem, etsetira "The gods have... etc."


Chris Palmer <cecibean@...>