Re: OT: Blond(e) (Was Re: Genitives and Possessive Adjectives)
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 27, 2004, 6:03|
David Peterson wrote:
> I'd like to see proof that this *ever* existed in English,
It exists right now! At least, in my writing, I would say "She's a
blonde", but "He's a blond". I'm pretty sure I've seen others write it
that way, altho I could be mistaken.
I'm less consistent in using it as an adjective.
> Why would this word have been borrowed exactly, when so many other
> French adjectives weren't?
Perhaps because it's also used as a noun?
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