the meedgetter

Joined: June 1, 2012

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Re: “Anglish”  •  April 5, 2013, 11:50am  •  0 vote

@WW It is certainly true that choose Anglo-Saxon words often brings in an othersome nuance and/or usage. ManU supporters -> underpinners, upstayers ?? I thnk not! "Underbearers" = pallbearers. You

Re: wish it would...  •  November 9, 2012, 6:37pm  •  0 vote

Notice how the tense changes affect the meaning in the following: 1) I wish the trees had grown taller. (a specific lament) 2) I wish the trees grew taller. (a general lament) 3) I hope the trees g

Re: wish it would...  •  November 9, 2012, 6:30pm  •  1 vote

'Wish" is sometimes used to express regret or lament about something: "I wish it wasn't (or weren't) raining" (using past subjunctive to talk about now) "I wish it hadn't rained". (using past perfe

Re: “Anglish”  •  October 15, 2012, 10:06pm  •  0 vote

Just, aside from the little grammar words, the meaningful word-stock is French - this is quite normal in business and half-scholarly writing. For a born and bred English wight, after the ground-framew

Re: “Anglish”  •  June 1, 2012, 4:54pm  •  0 vote

There were Saxon-speaking troops in the Roman Army in Britain after 286 AD ??? With their whanau? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Saxon_settlement_of_Britain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britt