Hight was Re: describing names
|From:||Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 6, 2002, 21:16|
--- Tim May <butsuri@...> wrote:
> Padraic Brown writes:
> > Actually, just "She hight Mary". I've found one
> > use of this verb in modern literature thus far.
> I've come across it twice, but both times used as a
> deliberate archaism in fantasy novels. Where did
> you see it?
Mary Gentle's "Grunts". You could argue for the
deliberate archaism, but given the rest of the
speaker's speech I'm not sure I'd buy it. Where were
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