OK, with permission:
Professor Andrew Sihler, Emeritus, of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, told me (and, please, accept this in the spirit...
Here's some evidence for the true beginning of Middle English:
Here's a video featuring Tom Shippey, whose participation begins at 2m27s into the...
This I intended to be part of my original response, but I must have accidentaly deleted it.
The Norse vocabulary items which you've offered are...
Here's some info on Professor Robinson:
Thanks for your input.
You've made quite a few excellent points, but also a few errors.
It'll take me a while to sort it all out,...
Thanks for your account of your ancestry.
I, myself, descend (almost 100%) from a land with a totally laid-back, relaxed, unhurried...
Sorry. Thought you were kidding.
Wrong, my friend. This was the Science Channel, from which one should have the right to expect better.
Well, just to be on the safe side, I'll describe statements without naming names.
Last night, I watched a program(me) dealing with gravitation, in...
This is my second attempt at posting this (it's as I've already said, I'm having a really hard time figuring this forum out).
Anyways, I watch a...
You think your fantasy is more interesting than reality?
When I was living in the Hell's Kitchen district of NYC, there was a Chinese restaurant...
This is all I can say about TIme:
It sure ain't what it used to be!!!
Uh, 'scuse me, but does anybody here have any serious idea as to what it takes to split atoms?
My grandfather worked for Allis-Chalmers in...
word which is difficult to pronounce!!!!
That's why I'd never heard the phrase!
I've only ever read pre-conquest and immediate post-conquest materials, as one of my primary...
It could mean that, or it could mean "wide ruler".
Are you an Englishman with a traditional understanding of the meaning of that term? (I am one...
Please read my edit of the post to which you refer, and my new post.
The case is, I agreed with this post of yours even before I knew it existed.
See what I mean about the benefits of opposition?
When I'm challenged, I have the chance to actually learn.
One of my biggest problems with certain...
Originally Posted by nietzschefan
I just love the word Bretwalda.
Sometimes I scream " WHO WILL BE BRETWALDA??!!?" at the top of my lungs in singles...
I feel I must respond.
Most of what I've spoken of happened in person, not on the 'net, so I know it wasn't lack of interest.
Separate names with a comma.