Holy Mackerel

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on: “Anglish”

I s'pose that the -ize/-ise disparity is ultimately the same...

on: “Anglish”

I've been living in the United Kingdom long enough to know h...

on: “Anglish”

Right, you need to pick and choose whose advice you heed. I...

on: “Anglish”

That's about right. I was under the impression that this wa...

on: You’ve got another think/thing coming

I can understand both sides. It seems that the 'think' argu...

on: “Anglish”

*". . . a conversation wherein after . . ." It must be ge...

on: “Anglish”

That reminds me of a conversation I overheard in a pub in Fi...

on: “Anglish”

Haha, sorry about the Third Reich reference, Gallitrot. I d...

on: “Anglish”

For me, this is just an exercise in etymology and an appreci...

on: “Anglish”

I meant to write, "the beauty of a language is NOT measured ...

on: “Anglish”

That's more or less what I was getting at in my earlier post...

on: “Anglish”

Aye, I agree. The Scots and Northern English dialects are t...

on: “Anglish”

Language has long been a function of social class stratifica...

on: “Anglish”

I'd like to bring up the word 'shark' and its mysterious ori...

on: “Anglish”

I s'pose the bridge is the meaning of 'imagination'. Our En...

on: “Anglish”

This reMINDS me of something. I seem to remember from Icela...

on: “Anglish”

The words 'hearsome' and 'hearsomeness' can still be found i...

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I love the word 'addle'. The etymology given by Oxford is, ...

on: “Anglish”

Aye, 'Cymru' is the Welsh word for Wales which shares its ro...

on: “Anglish”

What with the Scottish Unraveling (Scottish Devolution? < La...

on: “Anglish”

In Scots, in addition to 'tae frain' we also have 'tae speir...

on: “Anglish”

I've always like the word 'wlite'. We've lost all those goo...

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http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=CqXCPtttljYC&pg=PR19&lpg=...

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I do like 'wordtide' for 'tense'. The Dutch word for verb i...

on: “Anglish”

Ah I see. I imagine the noun 'gefræge' took on the sense of...

on: “Anglish”

Gefrain I would imagine comes from 'gefrignan', 'gefrægn', '...

on: “Anglish”

As you're talking about 'wale' I might bring up the Scots la...