(long) "life in the 1500s"

Victoria Neufeldt vneufeldt at M-W.COM
Thu Jun 10 15:31:33 UTC 1999

Attractive, did you say?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
> Of Barnhart
> Sent: Thursday, June 10, 1999 10:53 AM
> Subject: Re: (long) "life in the 1500s"
> This posting was mentioned on WNYC (NPR in NYC) within the last week or
> so.  This sounds like an inventive mind lying inactive for too long and
> dreaming up mischief, linguistically speaking, by stringing together
> proverbs and other set phrases to make an attractive fairy tale.
> Regards,
> David Barnhart
> Barnhart at highlands.com

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