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Re: CHAT: Education words in various English dialects // was"Mister"

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 8, 2000, 19:09
On Wed, 8 Nov 2000 11:50:42 -0600 Eric Christopherson
<raccoon@...> writes:
> There's also "frosh," which to the best of my knowledge is actually > derived > somehow from either German Frosch or Yiddish frosh, meaning frog, > possibly > helped by its resemblance to "fresh."
- I always thought that "frosh" was a combination of "fresh[man]" and "soph[more]".
> > -Stephen (Steg) > > "salaam / `aleinu v`al kol ha`olam / salaam, salaam..." > > Cool sig. > > -- > Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo
- Thanks! It's the last line of a very short song, whose previous lines go: "`od yavo shalom `aleinu (x3) / v`al kulam" What's your sig? Your name in Proto-Indo-European? -Stephen (Steg) "if Gore invented the internet, how come every site begins with WWW?" ~ (supposedly) George W. Bush