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Re: THEORY: irregular conlangs

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Friday, October 1, 1999, 22:02
John Cowan wrote:
> > Sally Caves scripsit: > > > I don't think it even functions as a full verb any more. It only > > survives in certain expressions as a participle: "wrought iron," > > or "she was all wrought up." > > "What hath God wrought"?
But my point, dear John, <G> was that we don't say that today. At least not seriously. Whereas we do say wrought iron. Try substituting Sally for God. ;-) ;-) (as you *should*, of course). ============================================================ SALLY CAVES (bragpage) (T. homepage) (all else) ===================================================================== Niffodyr tweluenrem lis teuim an. "The gods have retractible claws." from _The Gospel of Bastet_ ============================================================