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Re: French

From:Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 13:39
Is "imhoe" supposed to have a meaning then? Because while the other words
are quite transparent to a native speaker, "imhoe" there could be anything,
including a meaningless interjection. But it's not really Scots, is it? Just
his invention?

2009/1/21 Chris Wright <dhasenan@...>

> 2009/1/21 Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>: > > On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 7:22 AM, Chris Wright <dhasenan@...> > wrote: > >> This is a good compromise, imhoe: > > > > imhoe? "In My Humble Opinion E...?" > > I believe Terry Pratchett used this in _Carpe Jugulum_. He has a race > called the Nac mac Feegle who speak in a very thick pseudo-Scottish > accent: > "Hushagob! D'man's sicken, can y'no vard?" > "Aye, mucken! Born sicky, imhoe!" >


Chris Wright <dhasenan@...>