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Re: CHAT: a mixylinguistic staggerpoem

From:Elliott Lash <al260@...>
Date:Monday, February 25, 2002, 17:13
jogloran <exponent@...> writes:

> << > Traistres parjurs, de foy vuydez ; > Traitors disloyal -- ye know who ye be -- > the loaded dice; or maybe take > Suppose you duff? or nose and lag? > So how come ye powder your noses for stags? > >> > > Oh my ... looks like Old French? What is this poem meant to be? :P >
We'll have to wait for whoever posted it to answer...but it looks like Early Modern or Middle French to me...or maybe just a conscious attempt to appear Medieval. Elliott Lash


John Cowan <jcowan@...>