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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That should be "or is" or "and or"....

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I gave you the option of wiped out because I didn't know if ...

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@jayles The word 'wordstock' isn't very new. I found it b...

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@Ængelfolc ... Thanks for the info. Since I'm living as an e...

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@In Fact ... What about need and ned, heed and hed, seed and...

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I think you win! Think to isn't even in the debate in the BB...

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Wanted: teacher with a background of at least ten years ... ...

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I found a downloadable copy of Cheke's "Gospel of Matthews",...

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@jayles ... We all know that, in truth, we cannot pull out a...

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"Bad writers, and especially scientific, political, and soci...

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@Jayles ... It's odd that it is England that has dropped 'go...

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@Jayles ... It would make a much more entertaining story! Bu...

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@yarpdigger ... You can ask Ængelfolc since he is German. Bu...

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@Jayles ... The world input could double up as suggestion. I...

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@Jayles ... Here's one for ya. From a comment on another...

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@Jayles, it all depends on the situation and the times frame...

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@Brock ... How would you even write that with a semicolon? N...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

I will awaken at 6 in the morning. I will asleepen at 10 at...

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Wonder - verb [ intrans. ] 1 desire or be curious to know s...

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I woke up this morning with the answer to "curious" ... wond...

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I'm glad that you caught that ... I thought that I had chang...

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Challenge of the day - curious ... As in, I'm curious to kno...

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I was pretty tired last night ... sorry for all the typos! ...

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It fell out of use but the OE verb for "to fall asleep" was ...

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I'm still having binding (connectivity) problems. At last! I...

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@Jayles ... Very true. I'm reviewing a paper from a Tunsian ...

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My first stake in Anglish is to use fewer Latinates. If ther...

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I thought that we had settled that pre-Norman Latinates are ...

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The "challenge" was for the noun form ... as in the challeng...

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@Jayles ... The story that I'm writing arose from a chat and...

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@Jayles ... I agree. That's is more or less my method. It it...

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It's hard to know which Latin words came into Anglo-Saxon be...

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@Dyske ... "Actually, this shouldn't be so hard to do if the...

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In the example you gave, it is not needed. Only use a comma ...

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I didn't doubt that there was biggen existed, I was thinking...

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Nevermore has been around for several hundred years and is a...

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Queasy is commonly used in the South. Instead of wan(n)h...

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Interesting article ... but I've never heard of the so-calle...

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Why do some Americanisms irritate people? http://www.bbc.c...

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I just found the answer to my question ... thou was pronounc...

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@Stanmund ... "wainlessly"? You went without a car? "wynd"? ...

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Here's one for ya ... luxury - O.Fr. luxurie, from L. luxuri...

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I found a forum for Anglish that isn't being used. I don't l...

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@Stanmund ... aviation language needs to stay as is because ...

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There is a difference between, "The new hire must be able to...

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@jayles ... just don't say irregardless! lol For me the o...

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@jayles ... I agree about the nuances ... at least in part. ...

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I follow the link from the airforcelinguist to the sample DL...

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@Jayles ... they're related. Schlacht is battle; Schlachten ...

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@addytag ... When I enlisted, I was able to lock down the la...

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Here are my thoughts about the choices you offered: 1. Fi...

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@addyaty ... I went there many years ago for Russian and I w...

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Ready Reckoners were tables for financial calculations ... I...

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Spanish has "ordenador" and maybe they use that in Spain but...

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One more thing ... I feel like I should have taken notes alo...

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Loan words that I would keep ... A lot actually. 1. Compu...

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What an interesting thread! Ængelfolc you should certainly h...

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