AnWulf

Joined: June 19, 2011

Number of comments posted: 595

Number of votes received: 191

Native English speaker. Conversant in German, Russian, Spanish, and Anglo-Saxon.

Ferþu Hal!

I have a pilot's license (SEL certificate); I'm a certified diver (NAUI); I've skydived and was qualified as a paratrooper in the Army (Airborne!); I was a soldier (MI, Armor, Engineer).

I worked for a corporation, was a law enforcement officer, and a business owner.

Bachelor's in Finance; minor in Economics Masters of Aeronautical Sciences

Browncoat

Now I'm writing my great American novel.

http://lupussolus.typad.com http://lupussolusluna.blogspot.com

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For "transit lounge" ... lounge is good to go so we only nee...

on: “Anglish”

Here an englishening of a German loanword: zeigeisty http://...

on: “Anglish”

M-W has had some fetching WOTDs for the past few months ... ...

on: “American”

Yvetter ... read up above and see why you're wrong ... this ...

on: Past tense of “text”

OK, once again ... text has been in English language as a VE...

on: obliged or obligated?

^^^Oops ... CAN'T blame or credit the Americans....

on: obliged or obligated?

Bischoppe Cesariense..reconsilede to God a man ***obligate*...

on: “American”

@Arturuo 1. The article states: The seven-continent model ...

on: “Anglish”

"Historical linguistics is not just guesswork." ... Sure it ...

on: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.

@Brus ... While many in the US would find nothing wrong with...

on: Whom are you?

@Elle ... anyways: http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/...

on: “American”

@Arturo ... maybe where you're from, it may be true. I haven...

on: “Anglish”

LOL --- We'll hav to agree to disagree for that it's all spe...

on: “Anglish”

Maybe I'm not being clear ... that's always mightlic ... thi...

on: Past tense of “text”

I'm with Warsaw Will ... Bart didn't look too hard ... heck,...

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Drop offline for a few weeks and I miss stuff! lol Why yo...

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Sorry for the hit and run again, but I'm on limited time. ...

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@goofy ... You're kidding right? You cannot possibly say wit...

on: “Anglish”

Let me show what I think is wrong with that argument. OE cly...

on: “Anglish”

@goofy ... Here is what the Oxford Dict. Online (the free ve...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

I'm only on for a day or two ... the net is still out at the...

on: Latest vs. Newest

The latest "the news" attested from 1886. I think over 100 y...

on: “Much More Ready”

Chaucer isn't all that hard ... read it out loud and the wor...

on: Anglican

Anglican - of, relating to, or denoting the Church of Englan...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

@Mediator ... pronunciations and spellings are always changi...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

@Hairy Scot ... Just to make sure I said this right, I look'...

on: “get in contact”

Interesting, I find “get in contact’ or “keep in contact” t...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

@Mediator ... The 'sch' in schedule is not from German. So i...

on: “get in contact”

What is it that yu don't like about 'em?...

on: Topography

Flat is good. I don't know if I'd note "high". Swap terrain ...

on: “Anglish”

lefull ... permissible, permitted; allowable, allowed (leave...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

The Oxford Dict on my laptop has it as gala ... ˈgālə, ˈgalə...

on: Molotov Cocktails

Petrol has the meaning of oil products (petroleum jelly [a l...

on: Pronouncing “gala”

gala Pronunciation: /ˈgɑːlə, ˈgeɪlə/ http://oxforddictionari...

on: Victorian Era English

Up has been in the English tung as a verb since Old English:...

on: Pronouncing “mandatory”

mandatory |ˈmandəˌtôrē| I haven't heard anyone say "man d...

on: Use of “their” as a genderless singular?

Sorry for my lateness ... I'v lost the link to the web at th...

on: Repeated

The passage was said seven times. ... That solves the proble...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

@Jasper ... If yu are going to borrow the German word and en...

on: O’clock

It's five o'clock in the morning: http://www.youtube.com/wat...

on: Use of “their” as a genderless singular?

@Mediator ... Hinges on the validity of the pet peeve. Many ...

on: Use of “their” as a genderless singular?

Despite what the grammar police might say, it's actually fin...

on: Pled versus pleaded

Casenote Legal Briefs: A man ***pled*** guilty to a charge o...

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Words for ravine: chine, dene (dean), gil(l), kloof (clough)...

on: “Anglish”

There are a lot of English words that the etymologists ignor...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc, ... ""for what it's worth, apparently they are n...

on: Past tense of “text”

@Ruthyphro - "Let him be largely ***texted*** in your love. ...

on: all _____ sudden

@BillB ... You should try looking in a wordbook before makin...

on: “American”

@Sergio, you can't logically claim that someone from the US ...

on: “Anglish”

Here is what I was told: for what it's worth, apparently...

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The question was put to me: Why is that so many others ... l...

on: “Anglish”

1275 (Eært þu þenne cheues-boren þat þu wult beon for-loren?...

on: “Anglish”

Found OHG irri ... So now it becomes whether irri came from ...

on: “Anglish”

ofost f. haste, speed, zeal, Æ. adv. -lîce. on ofoste, of(e)...

on: It had impacts on...

If impact, the noun, means the effect, then there is nothing...

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@Gallitrot ... FYI, the chivesborn wikt. infare (entry) has ...

on: “Literally” in spoken conversation

The noting of "boy" for servant is common across indo-euro. ...

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ire (given as c1300) said to from from O.Fr. ire "anger, wra...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc, I guess that would hinge on what "English" means...

on: What is the word for intentionally incorrect spelling?

There iz no alternativ. Every possible reezon that could e...

on: “Anglish”

I was watching some re-runs of the TV space-western "Firefly...

on: Impact as a noun

@Marina ... I hate to burst your and Garner's bubble but the...

on: “Anglish”

Commander is mainly noted as a rank (navy) or position (divi...

on: “hack” in “hackathon”

hacker a chopper, cutter" perhaps also "one who makes hack...

on: Worst Case or Worse Case

worst-case adjective (of a projected development) chara...

on: The Term “Foreigner”

When did the word foreigner become unacceptable or offensiv?...

on: “Me neither.” or “Me either”

Both "me neither" and "me either" are correct. How can that ...

on: Sleep / Asleep

As a nativ Sutherner, I don't ever recall anyone saying, "He...

on: Word in question: Conversate

@Suzanne ... I agree with yu that noting talk is better than...

on: Word in question: Conversate

It is in M-W: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conv...

on: watch much stuff?

I think nigel is right ... It is the vagueness of "stuff" in...

on: “If I was” vs. “If I were”

@spiceman ... Those are not past tenses but rather subjuncti...

on: “Anglish”

Here's a good word: hella ... from "helluva ... from hell of...

on: “Anglish”

Anent rime ... it made it to ME both as a noun and a verb (r...

on: “Anglish”

About the seemingly -endlic/endlic afterfast = able ... afte...

on: “Anglish”

Some more French words listed as Germanic roots (but not spe...

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Sorry about the long post ... but I'm lucky to get something...

on: I’ve no idea

I can't think of a reason why "I've to go" is wrong but I do...

on: “Anglish”

This is from a book on Excel: Navigating dialog boxes is gen...

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@Ængelfolc ... Here's one for yur etym skills: release .....

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@Gallitrot ... That was a thought that I had as well but "st...

on: Past tense of “text”

@Karyn ... Huh? What "rule of thumb" would that be? M-W h...

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I just stumbled over this ... I was wondering what might hav...

on: “Anglish”

I just stumbled over this ... I was wondering what might hav...

on: -age words

Screwage? The spillage of thy screwage ... which might end u...

on: “Anglish”

Or maybe only Folkrike? ... Or would that be socialism/commu...

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Yes, Reich is an English word in the witt that it is in our ...

on: Pled versus pleaded

I wasn't putting out "cruise" to bestead (or instead as a ve...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... Good writ on the upspring of America. Who kno...

on: “Anglish”

-dom — abstract suffix of state, from O.E. dom "statute, jud...

on: Pled versus pleaded

It was always fun to think about Agent 86. If you're look...

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@jayles ... with today's right-spelling (orthography), it wo...

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The bureaucracy is bumbledom: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/...

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OE ricedom n. Power, rule, dominion: Ðín rícedóm ofer ús ríx...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... in Swedish, the adj. rike is a cognate with Engl...

on: “Anglish”

Here's an eye-biting (fascinating/interesting) list of Engli...

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@þ ... I didn't say that I didn't like the yahoo grupe ... I...

on: “Anglish”

I try to note the words on other blogs or my own writings. F...

on: “Anglish”

@þ ... I hav to gainsay that the yahoo mailing list is "bett...

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