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Re: curses & insults

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, August 10, 2000, 2:28
"Thomas R. Wier" wrote:
> I kinda assumed Patrick meant they use "thee" in jest... unless > they come from, like, Yorkshire or something.
I've read elsewhere that they use it regularly, but I don't know if they just use it just like we do "you", or if they retain the distinction. My Webster's dictionary has, for "thee": 1. (Archaic or poetic) obj. sing. of thou 2. (Dial. and among Quakers) you So, I guess they don't retain the distinction, since it doesn't say anything about singular for that sense. -- "Their bodies did not age, but they became afeared of everything and anything. For partaking in any activity at all could threaten their precious and ageless bodies! ... Their victory over death was a hollow one." ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor