Re: man- (was: logic vocabulary)
|From:||Muke Tever <hotblack@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 24, 2004, 3:25|
Tristan McLeay <conlang@...> wrote:
> On 24 Dec 2004, at 4.29 am, Steg Belsky wrote:
>> Does that mean that in Old English they talked about not just
>> _werewolves_, but _wifewolves_ too?
> Hm, incidentally, the second use of 'wifewolf' on the internet, and the
> first use in that sense, seems to be going to have been by me. Made
> yesterday-or-the-day-before at Slashdot. Someone suggested a person's
> girlfriend was a werewolf, and I pointed out the obvious difficulty.
> (Someone else beat me to 'wifewolves' though.)
> I say this mostly because it's funny that just after I think about it,
> you think about it too...
> Maybe we can start something ;)
"Wifwolf" seems to be the ordinary spelling though. Most of its ghits
are in scare quotes, along the lines of "a female werewolf would/should
be called ..." tho there are one or two that seem to use it as an
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