Fwd: a request

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Dec 14 01:47:16 UTC 2006

At 12/13/2006 08:17 PM, Paul Johnston wrote:
>OK, Beverly--my error (and I found it in the atlas too--East Anglian
>distribution), and it occurs where I'd expect one.  Mea culpa.  In that
>case, it still could be from the old past plural stem, but not an n-less
>participle, because they didn't have those in East Anglia.  Upper NY and
>(parts of) N PA were settled from New aEngland.

And many early New Englanders came from Anglia.


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