[Ads-l] "[psycho]paths" [psycho]pa[Dz]

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 26 20:53:51 UTC 2015


I agree, but then native speakers tend not to be historical linguists, so
the point may be moot.

On Fri, Dec 25, 2015 at 2:51 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 10:15 AM, Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at gmail.com>
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> > No, but I think I've followed one or two.
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> I assume that thou dost but jest. But, just to be sure, are you agreeing
> that _-path_ from Greek and _path_ from Old English do not both have -Dz in
> the plural?
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