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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@msades ... You're on the mark! This is a holdover from when...

on: “Anglish”

Here is the ME entry: shīden (v.) P.ppl. shīde [From shīd(...

on: “Anglish”

Maybe German Hohn, verhöhnen? for hosp .. hosc ... Just a gu...

on: “Anglish”

I don't know the etym of fraked/frakel beyond OE. Ængelfolc ...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... No, I didn't say that. However, there are sundry...

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@Standmund ... You need to tell us why you're looking for a ...

on: “Anglish”

@Stanmund ... wealhstod m. interpreter, translator, medi...

on: “Anglish”

Well, it seems that fraked and frakel did make it past Middl...

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@Jayles, if you're asking if "headstrong" = pejorative, I'd ...

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@Ængelfolc ... Yes, I could have written that better. How ab...

on: Victorian Era English

@Niceone ... Actually, it was over a year before that commen...

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Oct. 14 ... The Battle of Senlac Ridge (Hastings) ... Anyone...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... I think see where the problem is! I'm still work...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

@Brus ... Believe it or not, I don't hate latinates. I even ...

on: “Anglish”

I'v set off another firestorm about the Anglo-Germanic - Lat...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

@Brus ... Half of the worldstock is latinates ... Think abou...

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@Ængelfolc - spend OE spendan ... O.H.G. spendon, Ger., M.Du...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... Could use your grammar insight here. "What ca...

on: Signage

Being a former cop ... the police-speak comes from the wont ...

on: “Anglish”

Teld in ME also picked up the thought of "shelter" ... A tem...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

@Brus ... Sometimes you must fight fire with fire. When some...

on: Signage

@Brus ... You left out that the kiwi bureaucracy has coined ...

on: “Anglish”

Now for some more weighty frains ... the word "teld" is in t...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... I'm with you about latinates ... on another thre...

on: “Anglish”

And, we all know, that the day before allhallows is hallowee...

on: “Anglish”

I was just at the Anglish Wiki ... I think somebody over the...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

@evath ... This is not an attack on you but on the mindset o...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

Then you need to retune your ear. It's a myth that you canno...

on: Usage of ‘I have doubt that’

@princess14 ... I think that "We have to share doubts, sugge...

on: “Under urgency”

Well, not the way I brook "stand down" but I guess it is a g...

on: Over exaggeration

over- prefix Definition of OVER- 1: so as to exceed or su...

on: “Under urgency”

I'd be more worried about what they passed "under urgency": ...

on: “Under urgency”

I don't think it is wrong grammatically ... liken to "under ...

on: “hone in” vs. “home in”

"Home in" is the correct version. I had never heard of "hone...

on: Hang Glide

Some folks have the same problem with scuba dive ... dived o...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... Remember that Eastre was the Goddess of Fertilit...

on: Why “behead” and not “dehead” or “unhead”?

Y'all are looking at the wrong part. Look at head as a verb ...

on: Fora vs Forums

@rauxa ... Forum is not neologism (a newly coined word). It ...

on: Pled versus pleaded

From OED: plead |plēd| verb ( past pleaded or pled |pled|) ...

on: Pled versus pleaded

@AndyAlm ... Just because that the rules can change doesn't ...

on: “Anglish”

Found these by accident: To study hard ... swot ... Teach...

on: “Anglish”

Here ya go: Wantrust is legit: Webster's Revised Unabridged ...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... If I had athlete's foot, I wouldn't tell her tha...

on: O’clock

@anurag ... Have a cite? Your claim that it is "on clock" ga...

on: “Anglish”

@addyatg ... 63 weeks for Pashto? Wow, that's long. I'v hear...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... Thanks for the into. It looks like scrutiny f...

on: “This Wednesday” vs. “Next Wednesday”

@Entomophagist ... Very true, Tuesday week means "a week fro...

on: What happened to who, whom and whose?

@kylierain ... Never ... never ... trust Microsoft Word's gr...

on: cannot vs. can not

@Matt P ... Not true. Cannot is used, taught, and stated as ...

on: “Anglish”

@addytag ... "ç = ch as in beach ie = ee as in bean Iç...

on: “Anglish”

@ Stanmund ... hallowed = venerable hallow |ˈhalō| verb ...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... Back to scrutiny ... My question was more abo...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... I wasn't fraining your knowledge of OE forefa...

on: “Anglish”

Well guys, I've been offline for a week and I see that not m...

on: Pled versus pleaded

@Marian ... of course pled is a word. But in case you don't ...

on: my being vs me being

Both forms are correct! This is NOT an either/or. In Stru...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... LOL ... a thru-deck cruiser ... and no-one asked...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... research ... that's a Latinate tho search does l...

on: “Anglish”

@jayles ... I must andett (confess) that I chose 'rootless' ...

on: “Anglish”

The upsprungal (upsprungle? ... upsprung + al or le): "Th...

on: “Anglish”

Ængelfolc ... Maybe you have more info on the root "veloper"...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... "I spent so long in Eastern Europe that I became...

on: Oblige to mean “force”

You're veering off in a totally different direction. Outside...

on: “Anglish”

apostasy >>> late 14c., "renunciation, abandonment or neglec...

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

@IngisKahn ... All these years and no one has bothered to te...

on: “Anglish”

@Stanmund ... Just to be uncloudly ... apostasy isn't a "Lat...

on: “Anglish”

@leode ... The Real Academia may put out "Spanish" words for...

on: “Anglish”

Speaking of Rume (OE Rum - space), read this from NASA: ...

on: “Anglish”

Speaking of French ... This Frenchie is claiming that French...

on: “Anglish”

Just found a new toy ... http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/ ... I...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

Wow ... Seven years and counting! ... and I thought the Angl...

on: Isn’t the word “feminism” itself gender-biased?

FWIW, I think the falloff in the use of the word feminism is...

on: While/among/amid vs whilst/amongst/amidst

While, among, and amid are much older. I quote: Whiles i...

on: “Anglish”

Maybe it is because I'm tired but I don't see the OED's mean...

on: Oblige to mean “force”

If you're going to quote me ... finish it in context. "HERE ...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... I agree with you. Eath and ease seem to be co...

on: “Anglish”

Word Origin Influences Your Writing Voice http://www.dail...

on: Oblige to mean “force”

@goofy, in this byspel it does and it did ... I know allll a...

on: “Anglish”

I'v been stumped on how to um(b)-go (go around ... um+go or ...

on: “Anglish”

I stumbled across another OE word that is still alive albe...

on: “Anglish”

Past is eath ... bygone. Just use it as a noun. In the bygon...

on: “Anglish”

Lots of word that can be edquickened: beðryccan to press ...

on: “Anglish”

@Ængelfolc ... *Forþgesceaft "II. the future world, state...

on: “Anglish”

Here is one of those frainable words: stun Most will lis...

on: “Anglish”

No dates given but in sundry sources. The Middle English ...

on: “Anglish”

Here's another word that needs to be edquickened: OE nytt .....

on: “Anglish”

BTW, I forgot to say that the word "press" does appear in OE...

on: Oblige to mean “force”

@porsch ... Just because it's not the way that *I* would wri...

on: What happened to who, whom and whose?

I've been down this road so many times that I kept the URLs:...

on: “Anglish”

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) Th...

on: “Anglish”

As for the word print as in a verb ... That will take some t...

on: “Anglish”

@Stanmund ... It can be brooked to hint at "future" as in: ...

on: Oblige to mean “force”

The sentence if perfectly correct. Oblige means "compel". ...

on: “This Wednesday” vs. “Next Wednesday”

Must be a British thing ... I only use "this + day" to refer...

on: “Anglish”

@Jayles ... Yea, sometimes I'm taken aback but which words a...

on: “Anglish”

With towardness, I guess the frain would be ... Do we move t...

on: “Anglish”

German has a much clearer noun for the verb to come ... Kunf...

on: “Anglish”

shaft and geshaft both seem to have a root meaning of life (...

on: Pled versus pleaded

They weren't wrong to do so. From OE: snîcan to sneak al...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

@Mikee ... Skops (scops, poets) challenge more than Scrabble...

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