[DWJ] Re: Gotten, was Re: DWJ on Bujold

Jenny Schwartzberg schwartzbergj at newberry.org
Wed May 14 13:00:01 EDT 2008


Oh that's fun to know!  No wonder her words are always precisely to the 
point!

Jenny

Minnow wrote:
> deborah wrote
>
>   
>> [In response to the whole investigative process of looking for
>> word origins.]
>>
>> I am suddenly overwhelmed by love for you people.  Serious
>> outpourings of love.  Just had to share that.
>>
>> I can't make the ObDWJ, because no trustworthy DWJ character
>> would ever say such a thing.  Although, I suppose, being exact
>> about word meanings and usage is *vital* for Nan and Simon and
>> Jamie and Howard.  So there you go.  They love you, too.
>>     
>
> <hunt><scratch head><ponder>
>
> aha!
>
> ObDWJ, she and her husband have a hard-copy Oxford English Dictionary in
> umpteen volumes *and* the Dictionary of Middle English ditto, so they can
> have fun looking out word meanings and usage over the past seven hundred
> years or so.
>
> :-)
>
> Minnow
>
>
>
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