s.v. hitherfore

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 9 03:19:46 UTC 2002

At 11:00 AM -0500 1/9/02, David Bergdahl wrote:
>See the google search at
>http://www.google.com/search?q=hitherfore&btnG=Google+Search for citations;
>I didn't think I'd made it up!

No, but for me the "hither" version would have to be deictic =
'before now/here/this', as in "heretofore", while your use was
referential = 'before then/there/that', whence "thitherfore".  Of
course, there are no hits for that on google or anywhere else, but
there's no time like the present...


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