Re: THEORY: irregular conlangs
|From:||Sally Caves <scaves@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 1999, 17:28|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> Don Blaheta wrote:
> > but as words pass from "relatively common" to "only sort of
> > common", they tend to re-analyse into regular words, anyway.
> Like "wrought", originally the past tense of "work", but now a seperate
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."
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