[Ads-l] query on -s truncation

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 28 00:24:04 UTC 2015

LH:  <<I've been called "Lars" (/laerz/, not Norwegian-style /lars/), even
by family members.>>
WB:  Take it back 2,500 years to Lars Porsena, Etruscan harrier of ancient
Rome, father of Aruns.
Stray thought: Ultimate reduction: Superman > S.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list